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Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-220) and index.
|Other titles||2011 state of the world, Innovations that nourish the planet|
|Statement||Danielle Nierenberg and Brian Halweil, project directors ; Linda Starke, editor|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxix, 237 p. :|
|Number of Pages||237|
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