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10 Benefits which Kenya gets from irrigation farming

Benefits which Kenya gets from irrigation farming It has raised standards of living of people because of sale of crops bring in income. due to reliable water supply irrigation leads to increase in harvest therefore farmers are able to sell more and meet their needs which in turn may lead to high standard of living …

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Conditions that made mwea suitable for the establishment of irrigation scheme

Conditions that made Mwea suitable for the establishment of the irrigation scheme

The following conditions that made Mwea suitable for the establishment of an irrigation scheme Sparse population making it easy and cheap to resettle people. sparse and low population made it easy to compensate the people who were living in the area. Land availability due to low population Gently sloping topography enabling gravity flow of water …

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Factors for carrying out irrigation farming in East Africa

REASONS WHY IRRIGATION IS CARRIED OUT IN EAST AFRICA

an adequate water supply is important for plant growth. when rainfall is not sufficient, the plants must receive additional water from irrigation. REASONS WHY IRRIGATION IS CARRIED OUT IN EAST AFRICA Existence of gently sloping land which favours irrigation by gravity flow of water e.g. at Mwea-Tebere. The existence of modern technology ensures the use …

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Examples of irrigation schemes in East africa

Examples of irrigation schemes in East Africa

Irrigation is the artificial addition 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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Conditions favouring irrigation farming in Senegal

11 Condition favouring irrigation farming in Senegal

The river Senegal forms the boundary between Mauritania and Senegal, which are west African countries bordering the Atlantic coast. In this area, annual rainfall is about 400 mm or less. However, most of the northern areas are in a desert. Therefore, because of the river, there was a need to establish irrigation schemes to increase food …

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