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Optimal, farm plans for small holder farmers practising irrigation along Yatta canal of Machakos District, Kenya: a linear programming approach
The main objective of the study was to develop optimal farm plans for irrigation farmers along the Yatta canal who are permitted to irrigate a maXlmum area of 0.5 hectare per growing season. Other objectives of the study ...
Socio-economic and phytoecological environment of nomads in smallholder irrigation schemes in Isiolo district, Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 1997)
This study was motivated by the fact that natural resources need to be understood within the context and in relation to the surrounding socio-economic environment. The two objectives of the study were firstly to identify ...
Effect of supplemental irrigation on soil chemical properties and growth of Acacia Saligna in Northwestern Kenya
The aim of the experiment was to evaluate the effects of supplemental irrigation using brackish (3.15 dsm') and fresh waters (0.30 dsm") on soil chemical properties and growth of Acacia saligna grown on runoff collection ...
Evaluation of livelihood , soil and water resources in smallholder irrigation schemes along the Tana river in Garissa District
One of the major problems, facing the world today is that of meeting the food security needs of an ever-increasing population over a limited arable land. To overcome this problem, one option has been opening up more land ...
Socio-economic and ecological impact of smallholder irrigation schemes on pastoral nomads of Garissa district, Kenya.
(University of Nairobi, 1999)
This study was conducted to investigate the emergence of smallholder irrigation schemes in Garissa District, and determine its impact on the ecology of the Tana riparian basin and pastoralist socio-economy. In Garissa ...
Evaluation and design of runoff storage systems for supplemental irrigation: Laikipia District case study
An inventory of the existing runoff harvesting systems for crop production was carried out in Rugutu location of Laikipia district. An evaluation of rainwater storage system was also performed in two of the water pans. ...