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close this bookQuiet Revolutionaries - A Look at the Campaign by Agricultural Scientists to Fight Hunger (World Bank)
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View the documentA new kind of bread
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(introduction...)

"They're quiet types people you've never heard of; doing jobs you've never thought of. "
David Wigg

World Bank Development Essays
Foreword by W. David Hopper
The World Bank Washington, D.C
© 1993 The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The world bank 1818 H Street, N. W. Washington, D.C 20433

All rights reserved
Manufactured in the United States of America
First printing October 1993

The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed in this study are entirely those of the author and should not be attributed in any manner to the World Bank, to its affiliated organizations, or to members of its Board of Executive Directors Or the countries they represent.

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The photograph on the cover shows a boy in northern Ghana carrying cassava cuttings for planting. Photo by Curt Carnemark