Economic activities that can be carried out in savannah regions

Economic activities that can be carried out in savannah regions

  • Crop growing i.e.  Annual/seasonal crops are grown e.g. maize, millet, groundnuts beans, and cotton due to seasonal rainfall.
  • The natural vegetation in the savannah consists of mainly grasslands that favour livestock rearing.
  • Lumbering has also been carried out in savannah from the woodlands.
  • The Savannah grasslands provide a natural habitat for many species of wild life which forms the basis for the tourism industry.
  • Due to agriculture that takes place in the savannah, development of processing and manufacturing industries has been made possible. E.g. grain mills, ginneries for cotton, milk processing plants e.t.c.
  • Charcoal burning and extraction of wood fuel also has been favoured in the savannah due to the existence of woodlands.
  • Hunting of animals has also been favoured in the savannah due to the existence of the wild animals.
  • Bee keeping can also survive in the savannah woodlands.

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