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Published by Kenya NGO Organising Committee, Forum "85 in [Nairobi?] .
Written in English



  • Kenya


  • Women agricultural laborers -- Kenya -- Congresses.,
  • Women in agriculture -- Kenya -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

SeriesReport ;, no. 7, Report (Kenya NGO Organising Committee--Forum "85) ;, no. 7.
ContributionsKenya NGO Organising Committee--Forum "85., South Rift Food & Agriculture Workshop (1984 : Nakuru, Kenya)
LC ClassificationsHD6073.A292 K48 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination39, 2 p. ;
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2424965M
LC Control Number87110743

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