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Policy decision making for the horticultural industry in Kenya

Acta Horticulturae (49): 17-21

Policy decision making for the horticultural industry in Kenya

Some general decisions on making a policy for the development of a horticultural industry are followed by information on the Horticultural Crops Development Authority (HCDA) in Kenya. This organization, in which by regulation, both government and the industry are represented, has the usual responsibilities of a commodity board.

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