Trends in agricultural policies since 1955

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Originally pub. Paris: Organisation for European Economic Co-operation, 1961; reprint conforms with the original edition.

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Statementprepared by the Ministerial Committee for Agriculture and Food.
SeriesReports on agricultural policies in Europe and North America -- 5
ContributionsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Ministerial Committee for Agriculture and Food.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages360
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Open LibraryOL14606518M

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