Month: December 2020

5 Uses of cotton

Cotton in Uganda It is grown in Gulu, Lira, Soroti, Tororo, Oyam, Dokolo, Amolatar, Kaberamaido, Iganga, Kasese, Apac and Kamuli. In Kenya, it is grown in the Nyanza province near Kisumu and Bungoma. In Tanzania, it is grown near Tabora, Kondoa region and in Sukuma land Uses of cotton Used to make animal feeds e.g. …

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Why major fishing grounds of the world are found in temperate regions

Why major fishing grounds of the world are found in temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. Most of the coastlines are irregular hence favoring fish breeding. There are large/more landmasses in the Northern Hemisphere than the south. Continental shelves in this region are wide and shallow that favour the growth of planktons. The cool climate …

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Economic activities carried out in the montane climate

Economic activities carried out in the montane climate Tourism due to existence of permanent snow and glacial features that attract tourists that brings in foreign exchange. Lumbering especially from the mountain forest favoured by the heavy rains. Slopes that have fertile soil and receive heavy rains favour agriculture for food production especially on the windward …

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4 AIMS OF KILOMBERO VALLEY IRRIGATION SCHEME

The scheme started in 1960 and it became a government parastatal called Sugar Development co-operation in 1968. Today, it employs over 46,000 workers and it contributes 40% of the total sugar production in Tanzania. It has mainly encouraged the development of out-growers’ schemes. Aims of Kilombero valley irrigation scheme To control flooding of river Kilombero …

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