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economic role of women in small scale agriculture in the eastern Caribbean

Barbara Knudson

economic role of women in small scale agriculture in the eastern Caribbean

St. Lucia

by Barbara Knudson

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Published by The Unit in Pinelands, St. Michael, Barbados .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Saint Lucia.
    • Subjects:
    • Women agricultural laborers -- Saint Lucia.,
    • Women farmers -- Saint Lucia.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Saint Lucia.,
    • Households -- Saint Lucia.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Barbara Knudson and Barbara A. Yates for the Women and Development Unit, Extra-Mural Department, University of the West Indies, Barbados.
      ContributionsYates, Barbara A., University of the West Indies (Cave Hill, Barbados). Women and Development Unit.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6073.A292 S185 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination92 p. :
      Number of Pages92
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2987702M
      LC Control Number84240707

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