ways in which the wild animals are of significance to the economy of Kenya

ways in which the wild animals are of significance to the economy of kenya

The following are ways in which wild animals are of significance to the economy of Kenya:

  • They earn the country foreign exchange from tourism
  • it provides employment to the people, national parks, and tourist hotels
  • wild animals help provide alternative land use in semi-arid areas which are not suitable for agriculture
  • some animals provide raw materials for industries
  • wild animals provide a balanced ecosystem in Kenya
  • they earn the government revenue
  • the conservation of wild animals stimulates the development of roads which leads to increased accessibility to some otherwise remote areas
  • they provide game meat for local consumption and export
  • national parks/ game reserves are used for scientific studies and research

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