FAO Agriculture Series No. 30
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
The statistical material in this publication has been prepared from the information available to FAO up to July 1997.
The designations employed and the presentation do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area, or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. In some tables, the designations "developed" and "developing" economies are intended for statistical convenience and do not necessarily express a judgement about the stage reached by a particular country or area in the development process.
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The state of food and agriculture 1997.
(FAO Agriculture Series, no. 30)
1. Agriculture 2. Food production
3. Food security 4. Agro-industrial complexes
I. Title II. Series
FAO code: 70 AGRIS: E16 E21
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