Women"s roles in irrigated agricultural production systems during the 1985 yala season
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Women"s roles in irrigated agricultural production systems during the 1985 yala season Parakrama Samudra scheme and Giritale scheme, Polonnaruwa District, Sri Lanka by M. K. Kilkelly

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Published by USAID/Colombo in [Colombo] .
Written in English

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Statementprepared by M. Kathleen Kilkelly for USAID/Colombo, Sri Lanka.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 87/63011 (H)
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 80 p.
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2513572M
LC Control Number87906825

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