Month: September 2020

7 ways in which the government should conserve fisheries

The following are ways in which the Kenyan government should conserve fisheries: Licensing fishermen to control their number thus preventing overfishing Restricting fishing to specific seasons to allow breeding and maturing of fish Enforcing international conventions to protect endangered fish species Restocking of overfished waters by breeding fingerlings in the fish farms and releasing them to fisheries Use of standard-sized …

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Objective of Akasombo dam project

The Akasombo dam project was opened in 1966 and was built across the Volta river where the river passes through the narrow gorge. The project was funded by Ghana, the United States of America, Britain, and the world bank. The following are the objectives of Akasombo dam project: to store water for industrial and domestic …

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5 Advantage of irrigation

 Irrigation is the artificial supply of water to support plant growth in areas that have insufficient rainfall. Irrigation is either permanent or temporary, and it is carried out in areas that have insufficient rainfall and where flooding is common. Under irrigation, the extra amount of water needed to depend on the type of crop grown, …

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Characteristics of equatorial rainforests

Characteristics of equatorial tropical rain forests

These are found in the tropics, equatorial regions like in the Congo Basin, Amazon basin. Caribbean islands, pacific islands in countries like DRC, Gabon, Argentina. The following are characteristics of equatorial tropical rainforests: They have buttress roots to support the heavy and tall trees. Arranged in layers known as canopies like the top, middle and …

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