Analysis of the role and operations of formal agricultural lending institutions in Ghana
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Analysis of the role and operations of formal agricultural lending institutions in Ghana by K.A Salami

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Published by Institute of European Finance, University College of North Wales in Bangor,Gwynedd .
Written in English


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StatementK.A. Salami.
SeriesResearch papers in banking and finance -- RP 86/10
ContributionsUniversity College of North Wales. Institute of European Finance.
The Physical Object
Pagination18p. ;
Number of Pages18
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Open LibraryOL20584516M

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