Rural Market

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Marketing Extension Guide

Planning and designing
RURAL MARKETS

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Marketing Extension Guide

Planning and designing
RURAL MARKETS by John Tracey-White

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Rome 2003

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Preface

Upgrading rural markets is one way to improve access to marketing opportunities. This guide is designed to assist community planners, rural engineers and agricultural extension units to formulate and implement relevant market development plans.

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