HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

7 major advantages of transportation

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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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

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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15 factors for tourism in Kenya

15 factors for tourism in Kenya

Kenya is found in east Africa and it is most important destination for tourism with tourism attractions around Mombasa coastal areas, Malinda, Indian oceans, lake Nakuru, Nairobi museum, Tsavo national parks, Amboseli and culture like Maasai culture the following are factors which favour development of tourism in Kenya improved marketing and advertisement by using the …

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6 disadvantages of subsistence farming

6 disadvantages of subsistence farming

Intensive subsistence farming is the growing of crops and rearing of animals on small scale for subsistence purpose for example growing cereal crops like cassava and beans for domestic consumption. it is mostly practised in less developed countries like Zambia and some parts of Asia The following are disadvantages of subsistence farming soil exhaustion because …

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Importance of shifting cultivation

Importance of shifting cultivation

Shifting cultivation is the subsistence method of farming involving farmers moving from one place to another when soil loses fertility. It is mostly practised in sparsely populated areas like equator regions, the tropics for example Zambia DRC Congo, Brazil, Argentina, Zimbabwe, India, Indonesia and Venezuela The following are importance of shifting cultivation: the system is …

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