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Coffee and its economics in Kenya

P. G. McMaster

Coffee and its economics in Kenya

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Published by Coffee Board of Kenya in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Coffee -- Kenya.,
    • Coffee -- Economic aspects -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby P.G. McMaster and N.R. Solly.
      ContributionsSolly, N. R., Coffee Board of Kenya.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB270.K4 M38 1961
      The Physical Object
      Pagination58 p. :
      Number of Pages58
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1163024M
      LC Control Number94142682

      Journal of Development Economics 31 () North Holland THE INCOME DISTRIBUTION EFFECTS OF THE KENYAN COFFEE MARKETING SYSTEM* Gary McMAHON Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ont., Canada P3E 2C6 Received April , final version received February In order to meet its obligations to the International Coffee Agreement, Kenya regulated output from Cited by: 9.


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