Ministry Of agriculture north Eastern Province 1991 Annual Report

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1991
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Ministry of Agriculture
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As is charecteristic of the province the year 1991 received very little rain in the entire province with total evarporation highly exceeding total precipitation. In Garissa only 75.9mm of rain was recorded against a total evaporation of 175.9 mm. This scenario was more or less the seme in all districts. During any one month evaporation exceeded precipitation. As a result continued to highly rely on supplementary irrigation for crop growth. In some Frees, however, some crop forming wee acne under entirely rainfed conditions •. This was more so where irrigation water is unavailable Elnd -the amount of precipitation could support drought resistant crops - true of eress in Garrissa South and Bute Division in Wajir.
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