Coffee, Co-operatives and Culture: An Anthropological Study of a Coffee Co-operative in Kenya
This work presents an examination of the structure and development of an established successful co-operative in Kenya. The author analyzes the relationship between the co-operative and the surrounding community. This book will appeal to those working on development at a practical or a theoretical level, social anthropologists, and scholars and students of the co-operative movement.
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The Kibirigwi Cooperative in the sixties
The Kibirigwi Area
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