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Chabot, P. & Dorosh, P.A. 2007. Wheat markets, food aid and food security in Afghanistan. Food Policy, 32(3): 334–353.

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Crutzen, P., Mosier, A., Smith, K. & Winiwarter, W. 2007. N2O release from agro-biofuel production negates global warming reduction by replacing fossil fuels. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 7: 11191–11205.

Davis, B., Winters, P., Carletto, G., Covarrubias, K., Quinones, E., Zezza, A., Stamoulis, K., Bonomi, G. & DiGiuseppe, S. 2007. Rural income generating activities: a cross-country comparison, ESA Working Paper No. 07-16. FAO, Rome.

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