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Agriculture and rural connections in the Pacific

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Hants, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pacific Area,
  • Pacific Area.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Pacific Area.,
    • Agriculture -- Pacific Area.,
    • Migration, Internal -- Pacific Area.,
    • Rural development -- Pacific Area.,
    • Pacific Area -- Emigration and immigration.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by James Gerber and Lei Guang.
      SeriesThe Pacific world ;, v. 13
      ContributionsGerber, James., Guang, Lei, 1965-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2195.6 .A67 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3423558M
      ISBN 100754639789
      LC Control Number2005045718

      Books shelved as rural-america: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance, Gilead by Marilynne Robinson, American Fire: L. Agricultural Education and its Related Problems in the South Pacific Lafita'i Fuatai Background and Setting Agriculture is the basic industry of all countries in the South Pacific, except for Nauru. Earnings from agricultural production are one of the main cash sources in most rural communities. In most countries the largest proportion ofFile Size: KB.

      Pacific rural press(SN ) Pacific rural press and California fruit bulletin (SN ) The Pacific rural press (SN ). Pacific region. This is not a new phenomenon and has been identified earlier, in the case of Tonga, by Petelo () whereby increasing participation by the rural population in commercial agricultural activities resulted in deriving domestic and export agricultural cash incomes, and improves the distribution of income amongst rural population.

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