Financing local government authorities in Kenya

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Published by Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi in [Nairobi] .

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  • Kenya.

Subjects:

  • Local finance -- Kenya.,
  • Revenue -- Kenya.

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Statementby V. P. Diejomach.
SeriesUniversity of Nairobi. Institute for Development Studies. Discussion paper no. 96
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHJ9604.A2 K43
The Physical Object
Pagination42 p.
Number of Pages42
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Open LibraryOL5342060M
LC Control Number72196026

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