Monday, May 07, 2007

Kenyan farming - historical perspective

This article by agriculture expert Eusebius J Mukhwana contains a good summary of the current problems, challenges and opportunities for Kenyan farmers, with historical perspective.

1 comment:

kevin said...

Note that dry regions of Kenya receive between 259 and 500mm of erratic rainfall a year; areas that receive 500mm are suitable for irrigated agriculture.

These dry lands constitute about 80 per cent of Kenya's total land area and are home to more than 30 per cent of the population. [source]