The Challenges of Rehabilitating Denuded Patches of a Semi-Arid Environment in Kenya

Mganga, K.Z. et al.

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The aim of this study was to determine the main factors which contribute to failures in rehabilitating denuded patches in semi-arid lands of Kenya. A questionnaire was administered to capture farmer perceptions on failures on rangeland rehabilitation using grass reseeding technology. Rainfall data was collected during the study period. Moreover, rehabilitation trials using the three grasses were done under natural rainfall. Results from this study show that climatic factors mainly low amounts of rainfall to be the main contributor to rehabilitation failures.

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Peer-reviewed Article

African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology