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Crisis in the birthplace of coffee Oxfam International coffee campaign report by Abera Tola

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Published by Oxfam International in Addis Ababa] .
Written in English


  • Coffee industry

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Edition Notes

Statementby Abera Tola
ContributionsOxfam, International Coffee Conference in Ethiopia (1st : 2002 : Addis Ababa, Ethiopia), International Coffee Exhibition (1st : 2002 : Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
LC ClassificationsHD9199.E782 A25 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination74 p. :
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24999956M
LC Control Number2005326405

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