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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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Reasons why nomadism have persisted around the world

Reasons Why Nomadism has persisted

Why Nomadism has persisted Areas occupied by nomads are sparsely populated hence providing enough land for communal grazing. The areas are remote and located far away from centers of modernity leading to sparse population. The areas receive low and unreliable rainfall which can’t support crops but can sustain pastoralism. Governments have deliberately ignored development in …

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Problems facing nomadic pastoralism

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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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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