African Soil Sciences Congress The State of soil science Development in Kenya

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1980
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Kenya Soil Survey
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Agriculture plays a crucial role in Kenya' s economy and. will continue to do so for a long time to come. The role of agricuture is especially important in the rural areas where over 80( of Kenya's populationof 15 million live and depend on agriculture for theirlivelihood.Development plans have consequently laid emphasis and given priority to programmes aimed at developing the small holder farm sector, which is estimated to consist of 1.1 million farms, and to devicing methods of developing the moderate and low rainfall areas in order to promote a more even development in the country.
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