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The economics of short rotation improved fallows: evidence from areas of high population density in Western Kenya

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  • Swinkels, R.A.
  • Franzel, S.
  • Shepherd, K.D.
  • Ohlsson, E.
  • Ndufa, J.K.

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  • Swinkels, R.A. & Franzel, S. & Shepherd, K.D. & Ohlsson, E. & Ndufa, J.K., 1997. "The economics of short rotation improved fallows: evidence from areas of high population density in Western Kenya," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 55(1), pages 99-121, September.
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