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potential for agricultural development in a pastoral society

James L. Merryman

potential for agricultural development in a pastoral society

a sociological study of the peoples of Garissa District.

by James L. Merryman

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Published by Research and Evaluation Unit, Development Planning Division, Ministry of Co-operative Development in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Garissa District (Kenya),
  • Kenya,
  • Garissa District.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Kenya -- Garissa District.,
    • Agriculture -- Kenya -- Garissa District.,
    • Farmers -- Kenya -- Garissa District.,
    • Agricultural laborers -- Kenya -- Garissa District.,
    • Garissa District (Kenya) -- Rural conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesReport / Research and Evaluation Unit, Development Planning Division, Ministry of Co-operative Development ;, no. 6, Report (Kenya. Ministry of Co-operative Development. Development Planning Division. Research and Evaluation Unit) ;, no. 6.
      ContributionsMerryman, Nancy H.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2126.5.Z9 G376 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 87 leaves :
      Number of Pages87
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3158070M
      LC Control Number82980673

      Though there is no single, universal definition of family farming, it can be defined as: “a means of organizing agricultural, forestry, fisheries, pastoral and aquaculture production which is managed and operated by a family and predominantly reliant on family labor, including both women’s and men’s. The family and the farm are linked, co-evolve and combine economic, .


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