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Rural livelihood sources for urban households

Samuel O. Owuor

Rural livelihood sources for urban households

a study of Nakuru town, Kenya

by Samuel O. Owuor

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Published by Dept. of Geography, University of Nairobi in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Kenya -- Nakuru.,
  • Land use -- Kenya -- Nakuru.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-108).

    StatementSamuel O. Owuor.
    SeriesASC working paper -- 51/2003, Working papers (Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden. Afrika-Studiecentrum) -- no. 51.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS494.5.U72 O98 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination108 p. :
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16276545M
    LC Control Number2005326816

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