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Food Standards are Good – for Middle-Class Farmers

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Food Standards are Good – for Middle-Class Farmers. / Hansen, Henrik; Trifkovic, Neda.

I: World Development, Bind 56, 04.2014, s. 226-242.

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Hansen, H & Trifkovic, N 2014, 'Food Standards are Good – for Middle-Class Farmers', World Development, bind 56, s. 226-242. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2013.10.027.

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Hansen, H., & Trifkovic, N. (2014). Food Standards are Good – for Middle-Class Farmers. World Development, 56, 226-242. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2013.10.027.

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Hansen H, Trifkovic N. Food Standards are Good – for Middle-Class Farmers. World Development. 2014 apr;56:226-242. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2013.10.027.

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Hansen, Henrik ; Trifkovic, Neda. / Food Standards are Good – for Middle-Class Farmers. I: World Development. 2014 ; Bind 56. s. 226-242.

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