The Role Of Soil And Water Conservation And Its Related Environmental Effects On Crop Production; A Case Study Of Kisii Highland Kisii County, Kenya

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ABSTRACT

A study on the impact of soil and water conservation and its related environmental effect on crop

production was carried out in Kisii highland. Kisii county. With emphasis on determining the

impact of soil and ~ater conservation on crop productivity, challenges of soil and ~sater

conservation and measures for promotion of soil and ~sater conservation so as to improve soil

productivity.

Literature from various institutions, libraries and inherent sources, this provided relevant

information regarding this study, by collection of information from other parts of the ~sorld

ha’ ing rele~ ant case studies on the impact of soil and ~sater conservation and its related

environmental effect on crop production and on the environment.

A general research design ~~as used in carrying out the study. method of data collection included

questionnaires, interviews, photography and direct observations from different parts in Kisii

highland and data analysed quantitatively and qualitatively.

The research findings revealed that. main impact of soil and water conservation is high crop

production. Reasons prompting people use soil and water conservation was to: encourage high

crop yield and food sustainability and this has been boosted by practicing mulching. cover

cropping. and other soil and tsater conservation techniques.

Thc research provided clear guidelines to communities living in Kisii on importance of of using

soil and water conservation and the need to involve them in this practice. As public participation

in this study ~~as highly encouraged this will ease implementation process. This made them

understands why it’s necessary to keep few animals and concentrate in soil and water conservation.

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APA

ELVINE, M (2021). The Role Of Soil And Water Conservation And Its Related Environmental Effects On Crop Production; A Case Study Of Kisii Highland Kisii County, Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-soil-and-water-conservation-and-its-related-environmental-effects-on-crop-production-a-case-study-of-kisii-highland-kisii-county-kenya

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ELVINE, MAYAKA "The Role Of Soil And Water Conservation And Its Related Environmental Effects On Crop Production; A Case Study Of Kisii Highland Kisii County, Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-soil-and-water-conservation-and-its-related-environmental-effects-on-crop-production-a-case-study-of-kisii-highland-kisii-county-kenya. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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ELVINE, MAYAKA . "The Role Of Soil And Water Conservation And Its Related Environmental Effects On Crop Production; A Case Study Of Kisii Highland Kisii County, Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021. Web. 28 Jul. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-soil-and-water-conservation-and-its-related-environmental-effects-on-crop-production-a-case-study-of-kisii-highland-kisii-county-kenya >.

Chicago

ELVINE, MAYAKA . "The Role Of Soil And Water Conservation And Its Related Environmental Effects On Crop Production; A Case Study Of Kisii Highland Kisii County, Kenya" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 28, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-soil-and-water-conservation-and-its-related-environmental-effects-on-crop-production-a-case-study-of-kisii-highland-kisii-county-kenya