nomadic pastoralism in East Africa

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Nomadic Pastoralism in Kenya

Livestock Farming refers to the rearing of domesticated animals such cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, horses, camels, and poultry for subsistence and sales It is divided into the following: – Traditional livestock farming. Livestock ranching. Commercial livestock farming Traditional Livestock Farming Traditional Livestock Farming is also referred to as nomadic or subsistence pastoralism or pastoralism It …

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Importance of nomadic pastoralism to the economy of East africa

Importance of nomadic pastoralism to the economy of East Africa

Importance of nomadic pastoralism to the economy of East Africa Source of human food with valuable proteins e.g. milk, meat/beef, and blood. It is a source of income to the pastoralists by selling farm products hence improving their standards of living. It is a source of employment e.g. through trade hence providing a livelihood for …

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Characteristics of nomadic pastoralism

Characteristics of 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 characteristics of nomadic pastoralism Seasonal movement of nomads and their livestock cattle are kept as a sign of wealth a …

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