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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1987
    Kenya

    In the early days of commercial penetration of East
    Africa by the Europeans the present route to Uganda originating
    from the Kenyan Coast town of Mombasa was rarely used
    because of the difficulties experienced in sustaining long
    caravans over the arid Nyika Region between the Coast and
    the Kenya Highlands, and the hostility of tribes inhabiting
    this area - especially the Masai. Colonial penetration of
    the present area known as Kenya began about 1850 and intensified
    after 1883 when Joseph Thomson managed to cross Masai Land;

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 1987
    Sudan, Somalia

    The recent FAO in-depth study on agricultural and food problems in Africa concluded that even the present inadequate food supply situation is unsustainable. Unless major policy decisions are taken and implemented to resolve the food production crisis and reduce the rate of population growth, the trends of the past 25 years will continue and the food supply situation will continue to deteriorate during the next 25 years. Famine of the magnitude experienced during the 1983-1934 drought could become a regular feature even in period of more average rainfall.

  3. Library Resource
    January, 1988
    Kenya, Somalia, Sub-Saharan Africa

    This article discusses the enclosure of rangelands and registration of exclusive rights to grazing by individuals or groups of pastoralists. This trend has been increasing greatly over the last twenty years. This occurs because:it is encouraged by governments, planners and multi-lateral donor agencies in an attempt to 'rationalise'the use of rangelands.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1987
    Africa, Eastern Africa

    Reviews the appropriateness of three major assumptions underlying pastoral development in East Africa, viz, economic irrationality of pastoralists, the unchanged nature of pastoral production systems, and the applicability of western models to pastoral development.

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