Rural industrialization in Kenya opportunities and constraints in providing basic infrastructure

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StatementPragrama Corporation with African Development and Economic Consultants Limited.
ContributionsPragrama Corporation., African Development and Economic Consultants Ltd., Kenya Association of Manufacturers.
LC ClassificationsHC865 .R87 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 71 p. ;
Number of Pages71
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Open LibraryOL1847565M
LC Control Number89980209

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