GEOGRAPHY

11 Role of road transport to economic development

Role of road transport to economic development It has helped in development of fishing by linking landing sites to market centers. Promotes agriculture by linking rural areas to urban markets. Promotes cross border trade between the East African countries hence increasing revenue. Promotes regional co-operation amongst the East African countries which promotes peace. Provides government …

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4 Advantages of pipeline transport

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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10 Benefits of the trading block to the African economy

Trading Blocs in Africa.                 – The common market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)                 – The East African co-operation (EAC).                 – Southern African Development community.  (SADC)                 – Economic Community of West Africa.   (ECOWAS)   Benefits of trading blocks They create a large market for goods to be bought and sold. They …

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7 Factors influencing the climate of East Africa

Climate is the average weather conditions for a place recorded for a long period of time usually 35yrs. In East Africa, there are four major types of climatic zones which are; Tropical/equatorial climate, Savannah climate, Desert/semi-arid climate, and montane climate. Climate influences human activities e.g. agriculture, settlement, feeding, dressing, and other physical aspects like vegetation.   …

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