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FAO. 1998a. Water management policies in agriculture. Rome.

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FAO Agricultural Policy and Economic Development Series

1. Searching for common ground - European Union enlargement and agricultural policy, 1997

2. Agricultural and rural development policy in Latin America - New directions and new challenges, 1997

3. Food security strategies - The Asian experience, 1997

4. Guidelines for the integration of sustainable agriculture and rural development into agricultural policies, 1997

5. The potential extension of the Customs Union between Turkey and the EU, 1999

6. Handbook for defining and setting up a Food Security Information and Early Warning System (FSIEWS), 2001

7. Reform and decentralization of agricultural services - A policy framework, 2001

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