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FORM I FORM II FORM III FORM IV QUIZ

22.00 LAND RECLAMATION AND RE HABILITATION

22.10 Specific Objectives

By the end of the topic, the learner should he able to:

a) define:

i ) land reclamation

ii) land rehabilitation

b) discuss

i ) the factors that influenced the location of the selected irrigation schemes in Kenya

ii) the significance of irrigation farming in Kenya

iii) the problems experienced in irrigation farming in Kenya

c) describe methods used in land reclamation and rehabilitation in Kenya.

d) compare methods of land reclamation in Kenya and the Netherlands and demonstrate respect for farm work.

22.20 Content

22.21 Definition of:

a) Land reclamation

b) Land rehabilitation

22.22 A study of:

a) Mwea - Tebere irrigation scheme

b) Perkerra irrigation scheme

22.23 Significance of irrigation farming in Kenya.

22.24 Problems experienced in irrigation farming in Kenya.

22.25 Methods of land reclamation and rehabilitation in Kenya.

22.26 Related studies on land reclamation in Kenya and the Netherlands.