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Rural development survey in three areas of Kenya an evaluation of three years of rural development and change at Samia, Kabondo, Bomet : experimental pilot projects, 1965 compared with 1968 by Wilson, Gordon M.

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Published by The Department in Nairobi .
Written in English



  • Kenya


  • Rural development -- Kenya -- Case studies.,
  • Rural development projects -- Kenya -- Case studies.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesConclusions and recommendations based on the pilot projects.
StatementPrepared for Ministry of Co-operatives and Social Services, Department of Community Development ... by Gordon M. Wilson.
ContributionsKenya. Ministry of Co-operatives and Social Services.
LC ClassificationsHN793.Z9 C684 1969a
The Physical Object
Pagination99, [87] leaves :
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4712549M
LC Control Number77980337

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