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Rural enterprise in Kenya

Donald B. Freeman

Rural enterprise in Kenya

development and spatial organization of the nonfarm sector

by Donald B. Freeman

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Published by University of Chicago, Dept. of Geography in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Informal sector (Economics) -- Kenya.,
    • Rural development -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 171-180.

      Statementby Donald B. Freeman and Glen B. Norcliffe.
      SeriesResearch paper / the University of Chicago, Department of Geography ;, no. 214, Research paper (University of Chicago. Dept. of Geography) ;, no. 214.
      ContributionsNorcliffe, G. B.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsH31 .C514 no. 214, HD2346.K4 .C514 no. 214
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 180 p. :
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3020879M
      ISBN 100890651191
      LC Control Number85001037

      This paper begins by defining the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and then gives a brief background of SMEs in Kenya. It then explores the roles of the SMEs in economic development and employment generation and the challenges faced by the SME sector broadly. A conclusion is the presented based on the reviewed Size: 62KB. The country was a de facto one-party state from until , after which time the ruling Kenya African National Union (KANU) changed the constitution to make itself the sole legal party in Kenya. MOI acceded to internal and external pressure for political liberalization in late Location: R Street NW, Washington, DC Part 1: A Guide to Strengthening Business Development Services in Rural Areas 3 Chapter 1. Theory and Practice of Business Development Services 4 Trends in agricultural development 4 Farmer segmentation 10 Conclusions from these trends 10 Chapter 2. What Are Business Development Services? 12 Delivery models for business development services   With more than 70% of the total population in Kenya living in rural areas, access of education is a major problem. With moribund infrastructure and sometimes a complete lack of it, most children living in rural areas are notwithstanding, determined to excel in their studies.


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