Kenya"s development centre policy the case of Eldoret : an assessment of its implementation and impact by Jockey Baker Nyakaan

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Published by Netherlands Geographical Society, Dept. of Human Geography, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Amsterdam in Amsterdam .

Written in English

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  • Kenya.,
  • Kenya,
  • Eldoret.


  • Regional planning -- Kenya.,
  • Regional planning -- Kenya -- Eldoret.,
  • Urban policy -- Kenya.,
  • Urban policy -- Kenya -- Eldoret.,
  • Urbanization -- Kenya.,
  • Urbanization -- Kenya -- Eldoret.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-285).

Book details

StatementJockey Baker Nyakaana.
SeriesNetherlands geographical studies,, 215, Nederlandse geografische studies ;, 215.
ContributionsKoninklijk Nederlands Aardrijkskundig Genootschap., Universiteit van Amsterdam. Faculteit van Ruimtelijke Wetenschappen.
LC ClassificationsHT395.K4 N93 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination301 p. :
Number of Pages301
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL291015M
ISBN 109068092359
LC Control Number97195580

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