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The effects of household income and seasonal food price changes on household expenditure patterns. A case study of Vihiga district






Report Food and Nutrition Studies Programme, African Studies Centre, Leiden ( 57): xii + 83 pp.

The effects of household income and seasonal food price changes on household expenditure patterns. A case study of Vihiga district

A study is presented to determine the effects of food price changes and relative household incomes on household food expenditure patterns. The effects of income and food price fluctuations on the expenditure behaviour of different socioeconomic groups over seasons are assessed. Primary data on household budgets and monthly market prices for selected food items in two agroecological zones of Vihiga district, Kenya, for the main crop year 1993/94 are presented.

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