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7 major advantages of transportation

Transport refers to the physical movement of people and commodities from one place to another. The advantages aim of transport are: to encourage the spread of new ideas, that is to say, innovations and inventions encouraging both agricultural growth, industrial growth, and expansion to encourage surplus production through exports to facilitate the exploitation of natural …

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Importance of river rhine waterway

The Rhine waterway is the Europe’s most important waterway being the principal north -south waterway for Basel in Switzerland  through the central Heroynian highlands to the Netherlands forming the eastern boarder of France. The river is linked to the Rhone river and the medeterenian by the Rhone-Rhine canal. it is joined by many tributaries some …

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Examples of irrigation schemes in East Africa

Irrigation is the artificial adding of water to the soil. Irrigation schemes in East Africa are both small and on large scale. They are found in both dry and wet areas in East Africa. Examples of irrigation schemes in East Africa include; Country Irrigation scheme Source of water for irrigation Crops grown     Uganda …

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Reasons why Kenyan tourism industry is more developed than that of other East African countries

REASONS WHY KENYANS TOURISM INDUSTRY IS MORE DEVELOPED THAN THAT OF OTHER EAST AFRICAN COUNTRIES

REASONS WHY KENYANS TOURISM INDUSTRY IS MORE DEVELOPED THAN THAT OF OTHER EAST AFRICAN COUNTRIES Kenya is endowed with a variety of beautiful scenery in form of coastal land forms, volcanic features as well as coastal towns like Mombasa which attracts many tourists. Kenya has had a longer period of political stability which has attracted …

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Importance of mining industry to East Africa

Importance of mining to East Africa

Mining is the extraction of natural resources from the earth’s crust for economical use Importance of mining to East Africa Governments earn foreign exchange used for national development through the exportation of minerals to other countries. Governments earn revenue by taxing the workers within the mining sector used for the development of infrastructure e.g. roads. …

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Importance of tourism in East Africa

Tourism is the practice for travelling for purposes of leisure, curiosity or study. Tourism is the leading invisible export of East Africa and it is one of the major foreign exchange earners for the governments.  Importance of tourism in East Africa It has led to the development of the art and craft industry because locally …

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4 Advantages of pipeline transport

Pipeline transport involves the transportation of gases, water and oil using pipes. It is highly used in urban centres for transporting domestics and industrial water through pipes e.g. water used in Kampala is mostly transported by pipelines from Ggaba on the shores of Lake Victoria. Pipelines are also used in transporting oil (petroleum) from Mombasa …

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