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Land conservation and tenure security in Kenya: Boserup's hypothesis revisited

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  • Kabubo-Mariara, Jane, 2007. "Land conservation and tenure security in Kenya: Boserup's hypothesis revisited," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 64(1), pages 25-35, October.
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