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Recent agricultural change east of Mount Kenya

Frank Edward Bernard

Recent agricultural change east of Mount Kenya

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Published by Ohio University, Center for International Studies in [Athens] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya,
  • Meru District.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Kenya -- Meru District,
    • Agriculture -- Kenya -- Meru District,
    • Meru (African people) -- Economic conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Frank E. Bernard.
      SeriesPapers in international studies. Africa series,, no. 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT1 .P33 no. 4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 36 l.
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4072232M
      LC Control Number79630648

      Mount Kenya is located in central Kenya, just south of the equator, around kilometres north-northeast of the capital Nairobi. Mount Kenya is the source of the name of the Republic of Kenya. An area of km 2 around the centre of the mountain is designated a National Park and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Kikuyu is one the largest Bantu tribes in Kenya making up to 22 percent of the country’s population. The Kikuyu, also known as Agikuyu or Gikuyu, wield massive economic and political influence in Kenya. The tribe resides in central highlands and the fertile slopes of Mount Kenya that are perfect for the growth of coffee and tea. History of Kenya During The Colonial Era. The colonial history of Kenya dates from the Berlin Conference of when East Africa was first divided into territories of influence by the European powers. The British Government founded the East African Protectorate in and soon after, opened the fertile highlands to white settlers. This is an excellent guide book written by one of the pioneers of technical climbing in Kenya. This guides is extensive in the listing of various mountaineering routes up Mount Kenya (I guess there is a Mt. Kilimanjaro section, but I didn't go there). For the more popular routes, there are climbing topos which are detailed and very useful/5(2).


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bernard, Frank Edward. Recent agricultural change east of Mount Kenya. [Athens] Ohio University, Center for International Studies []. Mount Kenya is the source of the name of the Republic of Kenya. Mount Kenya is a stratovolcano created approximately 3 million years after the opening of the East African Rift.

Before glaciation, it was 7, m (23, ft) high. It was covered by an ice cap for thousands of ascent: by Halford Mackinder. Agriculture in Kenya dominates Kenya's economy. 15–17 percent of Kenya's total land area has sufficient fertility and rainfall to be farmed, and 7–8 percent can be classified as first-class land.

Inalmost 75 percent of working Kenyans made their living by farming, compared with 80 percent in About one-half of Kenya's total agricultural output is non-marketed. The Training and Visit (T&V) system of management was introduced in Kenya by the World Bank in as a pilot, which became effective in The two Bank Extension Projects that supported the T&V system sought to increase agricultural productivity and develop the institutions of the extension service.

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This book signaled another name change, to Jomo (“Burning Spear”) Kenyatta. “In Kenya, like most African countries, agriculture is the backbone of the economy and the main source of employment and foreign exchange.

When agriculture grows, our economy grows. That is why good extension services are so important.” Kareke Mbiuki, Assistant Minister of Agriculture, Kenya is printed in full at the end of the booklet.

“The. Coordinates. Kenya (/ ˈ k ɛ n j ə / ()), officially the Republic of Kenya (Swahili: Jamhuri ya Kenya), is a country in Africa with 47 semiautonomous counties governed by electedsquare kilometres (, sq mi), Kenya is the world's 48th largest country by total area.

With a population of more than million people, Kenya is the 29th most populous Calling code: +   No Picnic on Mount Kenya is a powerful testament to the human spirit of revolt and adventure in even the darkest of places. "The history of mountaineering can hardly present Recent agricultural change east of Mount Kenya book parallel to this mad but thrilling escapade" - Saturday Review "A most extraordinary prisoner-of-war and escape story" - New Yorker/5(75).

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Created approximately 3 million years ago, Mount Kenya is an extinct volcano, often referred to as the ‘Place of Light’.

Situated in central Kenya, just north of the equator, Mount Kenya lies within the Mount Kenya National Park. It has a trio of summits.

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"Kenya is an ecologically diverse nation located on the Indian Ocean in eastern Africa. Most of the land is classified as arid or semi-arid, yet at higher elevations lush montane forests are found.

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Source: World Bank () Graphic 2: Trends in agricultural land in Kenya (). No Picnic on Mount Kenya (Italian: Fuga sul Kenya) by Felice Benuzzi is a mountaineering classic recounting the attempt of three escaped Italian prisoners of war to reach the summit of Mount Kenya.

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Mount Kenya, volcano, central Kenya, lying immediately south of the Equator. It is the second highest mountain in Africa after Kilimanjaro, which is located some miles ( km) to the south. The Mount Kenya area was added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List in The base of the mountain lies at.

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Get live news and latest stories from Politics, Business, Technology, Sports and more.Mount Kenya is the second highest mountain in Africa. Like Mount Kilimanjaro, it is an extinct volcano.

It dominates the Central Kenyan highlands, towering just seventy miles north of Nairobi, and ten miles south of the Equator.