Month: October 2020

Contribution of the kainji dam project to the development of Nigeria

The Kainji dam project is located in the northwestern part of Nigeria across the Niger river at Kainji. The project was opened in 1969 and lies in a remote, thinly populated, and very poor part of Nigeria. The dam is 66 meters high and 55 meters long and has produced a man-made lake behind it …

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Problems facing nomadic pastoralism

Problems facing nomadic pastoralism

Nomadic pastoralism involves constant or seasonal movement or migration of nomads and their livestock (cattle, goats, sheep, donkeys, and camels) from one place to another in search of green pastures and water The following are problems facing nomadic pastoralism Extensive drought cause water shortages and lack of pastures leading to death of livestock wild animals …

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Problems facing cotton farmers in Kenya

The following are problems facing cotton farmers in Kenya Substandard production method unpredictable climatic condition increased soil fertility cotton plants are attacked by pest and diseases production is very demanding making cotton unpopular low cotton prices thus lack incentives for farmers farmers cooperatives dealing with cotton have managerial problems importation of second-hand clothes causes cotton …

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Effects of soil erosion on human activities

The following are effects of soil erosion to human activities Soil erosion may destroy structures for example buildings, bridges, roads as it weakens their foundation erodes alluvial deposits on the river beds making the river channel shallower resulting in frequent flooding sand eroded from steep slopes is deposited on the river beds and can be …

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