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Culture and soil erosion in Ukambani

Jeremiah Mutio Kitunda

Culture and soil erosion in Ukambani

the disintegration of African culture and environment, 1889-1989

by Jeremiah Mutio Kitunda

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  • Soil and civilization,
  • Soil erosion -- Kenya,
  • Kenya -- Civilization

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    Statementby Jeremiah Mutio Kitunda
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 99 leaves :
    Number of Pages99
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18080121M

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This largely explains why Makueni and other parts of Ukambani are leading in mango production, with the region having more than million trees.

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The Contribution of Soil and Water Conservation to Sustainable Livelihoods in Semi-Arid Areas of Sub-Saharan Africa Article (PDF Available) January. For over a century Ukambani, the home of the Akamba people, Kenya has been the object of intense scrutiny and repeated interventions by international and national 'experts'.

Outside descriptions have portrayed the region as a centre for a series of crises, including human and livestock epidemics, 'overgrazing', soil erosion, low productivity, underdevelopment, fuelwood Cited by: Abstract.

Human activity has transformed Earth’s surface, is changing atmospheric conditions, and altering aquatic ecosystems. Human impact is pervasive but, depending on the activity and the aspects of the ecosystem affected, the effects may be direct or indirect, and the consequences range from localized and short term to extensive over both space and by: 2.

Ambayeba Muimba-Kankolongo, in Food Crop Production by Smallholder Farmers in Southern Africa, Introduction. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is an immense region encompassing several countries, provinces, districts, villages, tribes, and clans, and covering a surface area of approximately million km 2 of which only million km 2.

39 Blaming soil erosion in the district on overgrazing rather than on the native reserve system itself, the government attempted to cull the herds in Iveti, Kangundo, and Matungulu.

When the Kamba refused to meet these quotas voluntarily, the government used forced cattle auctions in Kangundo and Matungulu to dispose of twenty-one thousand head. Erosion in cultivated areas is closely related to rainfall, landform, soil, land use and level of conservation.

Wind erosion is a problem during the dry season in the drylands with up to mm annual rainfall and with sparse vegetation. Loss of nutrients by. Participation has been widely touted as “the answer” to a number of problems facing sustainable development programs. It is not enough, however, to involve rural people as workers and informants in research and planning endeavors defined by outsiders.

A truly collaborative approach will depend upon our ability to broaden our definitions of research and Cited by: As much of Ukambani is hilly and has few roads, we commonly covered more than ten miles in a day on foot to reach remote villages. We slept in small “hotels” and in the homes of strangers.

This approach presented the opportunity to speak with many people along the road, in various shops, and in tiny by: 9. Anti-erosion measures are very important, if only for maintaining the little soil fertility left, and certainly to conserve the top soil from being washed away and having stones “grow”.

Soil erosion results in the loss of soil and loss of usable land. If left unmanaged erosion will result in gullies. It is important to manage erosion in order to prevent the loss of valuable soil and to maintain the area of usable land.

One technique for managing soil erosion and gullies is the construction of check dams. Society / Education. Students’ creativity in Environmental Education and Awareness Creation crown event With encouragement of critical and creative thinking, nurturing learners’ creativity, development of students’ confidence and capacity to develop practical solutions, we might as well be creating a generation of citizens adept at solving real world.

CURRICULUM VITAE DIANNE ROCHELEAU Current Address: Graduate School of Geography Clark University Main Street Worcester, MA Telephone: () Email: [email protected] Education University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida,Ph.D.

(Geography/Systems Ecology) Phi Beta Kappa, File Size: KB. A cross-sectional study was conducted in the Ukambani region of Eastern Kenya to describe dietary patterns of infants and preschool children. The purpose of the study was to provide region specific data on dietary patterns of children living in Mwingi (MW) a region that mainly grows pearl millet and Makueni (MA), a region that grows maize.

A modified rapid, knowledge, practice Cited by: 3. History and Government Notes Form 1 to Form 4 - KCSE Revision - History and Government Questions and Answers. Form 1. History & Government. Introduction to History and Government.

The Meaning of History. History is an account of events that took place in the past. "Introduction: Changing Ways of Thinking about the Relations between Society and Environment", Beyond the Sacred Forest: Complicating Conservation in Southeast Asia, Michael R.

Dove, Percy E. Sajise, Amity A. Doolittle. To oppose the colonial policy of de-stocking who argued that overstocking was responsible for soil erosion in Kitui and Machakos regions. Inthe Liebigs Group established a meat processing plant to effect the de-stocking policy. To oppose heavy taxation.

To represent the Akamba people’s interests. To fight for the Akamba rights and freedoms. Leaching, erosion, and natural soil deterioration in the central highlands of Madagascar have exerted tremendous stress on soil fertility leading to severe decline in agricultural output.

Crop failure and famine have become regular and common. Early Experiences of Soil Conservation in Southern Africa: Segregated Programs and Rural Resistance, WP ($4) Showers, Kate.

Gully Erosion in Lesotho and the Development of Historical Environmental Impact Assessment, WP () ($4) Showers, Kate. The Nile (, Eg. en-Nīl, Std. an-Nīl;, P(h)iaro; Ancient Egyptian: Ḥ'pī and Iteru; Biblical Hebrew: יאור, Ye'or) is a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa.

It is generally regarded as the longest river in the world, however other conflicting sources cite a study that gave the title to the Amazon River in South America. The Nile, which is 6, km (4, miles) long, is.

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The Nile (Arabic: النيل ‎, Eg. en-Nīl, Std. an-Nīl; Coptic: ⲫⲓⲁⲣⲱ, P(h)iaro; Ancient Egyptian: Ḥ'pī and Iteru) is a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa, generally regarded as the longest river in the world.

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a) ate three features of independent churches and schools in Kenya during the colonial - overuse of land which led to soil erosion - Influx of Africans to towns - Brought misery, poverty and fear among African - Introduced the Kipande syem - Ukambani was suitable for agriculture hence they ventured into.

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For instance, off the road driving can cause soil erosion and disturb birds and animals in their natural habitats. The productive capacity of land is falling because of shorter rotations, soil erosion, and overgrazing. Growing population also raises the demand for fuel wood and cropland, and the resulting deforestation increases runoff and erosion, lowers groundwater levels, and may further reduce rainfall in arid areas.

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