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Title:Irrigation schemes in arid environments of Kenya with special reference to Perkerra irrigation scheme
Author:Obara, Dunstan A.
Book title:African regional symposium on small holder irrigation: 5-7 September 1984, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
Geographic term:Kenya
Subjects:agricultural projects
Abstract:Until recently, arid environments of Kenya have largely been used for pastoralism and some subsistence agriculture with a high production risk in view of the considerable variation in annual precipitation. The government has embarked on irrigation as a significant strategy for the development of small-scale agriculture in these areas. This paper examines the difficulties encountered in the implementation of Perkerra irrigation Settlement Scheme and provides practical solutions to them. Ref.