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The Myth Of Overgrazing

From Kenya: Promised Land. An Oxfam Country Profile, by Geoff Sayer, Oxfam 1998.

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This was written on the blackboard in the classroom where my Unix class was this morning. I asked the students what it meant and they told me it meant giving the workers a task and letting them get on with it as they pleased. I said I thought it was about what happened to me as I boarded a Matatu for Nairobi from Kitui yesterday:
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