Problems of Marakwet indigenous irrigation systems: a case study of Arror location
This study sought to identify the problems that . disparage the performance of Marakwet Indigenous Irrigation Systems in the Kerjo Valley with Arror Location as the case study area~ The study examined policy guidelines geared towards the development of irrigation in Kenya~ It ," has been established, as a result, that policy guidelines tend to favour modern technology based irrigation Even the Irrigation Act is inclined towards large scale public irrigation schemes. Indigenous technology based irrigation systems which are usually of sm scale are apparently accorded a flimsy treatment in this respect. Marakwet Indigenous irrigation system, for example, sustains majority of households in its area of influence has found out by this study. Crops grown under this system are.basically meant for subsistence. The little that is sold by some households is meant for earning some income to be used in purchasing basic needs.