Managing the public role in a liberalised maize marketing environment in Kenya

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International Development Department, School of Public Policy, University of Birmingham , Birmingham
Corn -- Kenya -- Marketing., Marketing -- Government policy -- K
Statementby Peter M. Lewa.
SeriesThe role of government in adjusting economies -- paper 30
ContributionsUniversity of Birmingham. International Development Department., London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Health Policy Unit., Overseas Development Group.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 47 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18420965M
ISBN 100704419319

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