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Smallholder production structure and rural roads in Africa: the case of Nakuru District, Kenya

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  • Obare, G. A.
  • Omamo, S. W.
  • Williams, J. C.

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  • Obare, G. A. & Omamo, S. W. & Williams, J. C., 2003. "Smallholder production structure and rural roads in Africa: the case of Nakuru District, Kenya," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 28(3), pages 245-254, May.
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