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Growth and Performance of the Ugandan Dairy Sector: Elites, Conflict and Bargaining

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Growth and Performance of the Ugandan Dairy Sector: Elites, Conflict and Bargaining. / Kjær, Anne Mette; Mwebaze, Tom.

I: International Journal of Agriculture Innovation and Research, Bind 2, Nr. 3, 11.2013, s. 287-298.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskrift/Konferencebidrag i tidsskrift /Bidrag til avisTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

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Kjær, AM & Mwebaze, T 2013, 'Growth and Performance of the Ugandan Dairy Sector: Elites, Conflict and Bargaining', International Journal of Agriculture Innovation and Research, bind 2, nr. 3, s. 287-298.

APA

Kjær, A. M., & Mwebaze, T. (2013). Growth and Performance of the Ugandan Dairy Sector: Elites, Conflict and Bargaining. International Journal of Agriculture Innovation and Research, 2(3), 287-298.

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Kjær AM, Mwebaze T. 2013. Growth and Performance of the Ugandan Dairy Sector: Elites, Conflict and Bargaining. International Journal of Agriculture Innovation and Research. 2(3):287-298.

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Kjær, Anne Mette og Tom Mwebaze. "Growth and Performance of the Ugandan Dairy Sector: Elites, Conflict and Bargaining". International Journal of Agriculture Innovation and Research. 2013, 2(3). 287-298.

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Kjær AM, Mwebaze T. Growth and Performance of the Ugandan Dairy Sector: Elites, Conflict and Bargaining. International Journal of Agriculture Innovation and Research. 2013 nov;2(3):287-298.

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Kjær, Anne Mette ; Mwebaze, Tom. / Growth and Performance of the Ugandan Dairy Sector: Elites, Conflict and Bargaining. I: International Journal of Agriculture Innovation and Research. 2013 ; Bind 2, Nr. 3. s. 287-298.

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