(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1997)

Document title

The state and peasant farmers' leverage in Kenya

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

LADO C. (1) ;
(1) Dep. of Geography, Univ. of Transkei, Butterworth, AFRIQUE DU SUD


A by-product of peasant farmers political weakness is their economic exploitation by the state and dominant classes in the form of low prices for agricultural goods. Self-help initiative in Kenya is a politically valuable as a semi-autonomous peasant farmer-based institution oriented towards state policy. It embraces all the contradictions of the Kenyan political economy. How peasant farmers unite, form coalitions and manipulate state structures to their advantage is examined


Article of periodic

published at : GeoJournal / ISSN 0343-2521 / CODEN GEOJDQ

Editor : Springer, Heidelberg - ALLEMAGNE (1977)

Millesime : 1997, vol. 41, no1 [pp. 33-41]

Bibliographic references : 47 ref.



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 17887

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