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Biotechnology innovation in Kenya

Kennedy O. Ogoro

Biotechnology innovation in Kenya

where are the smallholder farmers?

by Kennedy O. Ogoro

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Published by Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi in Nairobi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 33-41).

StatementKennedy O. Ogoro.
SeriesWorking paper -- no. 547
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 41 p. ;
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23188470M
ISBN 109789966786058
LC Control Number2009349247

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