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Arid and semi arid lands development in Kenya

Arid and semi arid lands development in Kenya

the framework for implementation, programme planning, and evaluation.

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Published by Govt. of Kenya, [Ministry of Agriculture, Arid and Semi Arid Lands Branch in [Nairobi] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya,
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Arid regions -- Kenya.,
    • Kenya -- Economic policy.,
    • Kenya -- Social policy.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsKenya. Arid and Semi Arid Lands Branch.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC865 .A75 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3936280M
      LC Control Number81980068

        Investment in pastoralists could help combat east Africa food crisis significant attention to arid and semi-arid land development," he told the meeting at the International Livestock Research. l Participatory digital map-making in arid areas of Kenya and Tanzania 53 2 A map drawn from people’s perceptions, without coordinate data and therefore not necessarily to scale. The need for accurate mapping Pastoralist’s tenure of land and resources in ASALs depends on being able to define them accurately. Traditional livestockFile Size: 4MB.

      The case study Enhancing resiliency to drought in Kenya's arid and semi-arid lands provides an overview of a pilot project undertaken in Kenya between and that linked together the provision of downscaled weather forecasts, improved agricultural practices, increased access to reliable water sources and the promotion of a revolving microcredit system for women's self-help groups. In ALDEF was renamed as Arid Lands Development Focus -Kenya (ALDEF K). ALDEF Develops more sustainable Arid and Semi-Arid Lands livelihood systems – where more women and men small scale producers are able to develop resilience, with greater food security, participate in markets, and prosper from pro poor policies and practices. Ministry of Devolution and Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (Kenya) The Ministry of Devolution and ASAL was established in January following the restructuring of the Government.

      The arid regions of the world represent some 40% of the earth's land sur- face and are inhabited by about 12% of the world's population. Arid-land territories need to be maintained at their present low density population levels. Reclamation of arid lands and development of their resources should avoid population by: Arid and semi arid lands (ASALs) About 80% of the Kenyan land mass is under arid and semi arid conditions. This land is occupied by the most vulnerable in the society, comprising about 30% of the total population with poverty rates of % expressed particularly on File Size: 1MB. Kenya’s Arid and Semi–Arid Regions. The arid and semi- arid (ASALs) constitute 84% of the land mass in Kenya. The area is home to 30% of the total Kenya’s population which would translate to around million people. Annual rainfall in arid areas ranges between mm and mm per year, and in semi-arid areas between mm and mm.


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Arid and semi arid lands development in Kenya Download PDF EPUB FB2

SyntaxTextGen not activated  kenya designates 29 counties as arid, semi-arid pdf, up from 23 Written by: pdf Posted on: Ap NAIROBI– The Kenyan government has increased the number of counties designated as Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASAL) from 23 to 29 to enable more counties to benefit from the ASAL aid and development programmes.The Arid and Semi-Arid download pdf cover about 85 % of Kenya.

Their main characteristics can be summarized in the following table: Table 1. Summary of characteristics and socio-economic Status of ASAL. Traditional landuse Traditionally there are 3 important landuse systems, namely: gathering-hunting, animal husbandry (livestock and wildlife) and Size: 1MB.Kenya - Arid Lands Resource Management Project (English) Abstract.

The objectives of the Arid Ebook Project are to strengthen and support community driven initiatives to: 1) reduce the widespread poverty and enhance food security in the arid districts of Turkana, Marsabit, Mandera, Wajir, Garissa, Tana .