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A framework for gender-responsive livestock development

Contributing to a world free from hunger, malnutrition, poverty and inequality








FAO, IFAD, ILRI & World Bank. 2023. A framework for gender-responsive livestock development  Contributing to a world free from hunger, malnutrition, poverty and inequality. Rome.



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