Category Archives: Kenya

Cuisines and Crops of Africa, 19th Century – The Limits of Pastoralism as a Lifestyle

  [First posted  24 Oct 2009  Revised 04 November 2011] With the Horn of Africa so much in the news now, I am updating and reposting several links that focus on limited resources in the area. Summary: The importance of the relationship … Continue reading

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Posted in Africa-East, Breeds of livestock, Colonialism, Cuisine, Environment, Explorers & exploration, fat-Tailed sheep, Food, Horn of Africa, Humanitarian Assistance, John Hanning Speke, Kenya, Livestock, Middle East, Nomadic lifestyle, Pastoralism, Somali, Somalia, Sourcd of the Nile, Swahili coast, Third World, Wild honey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Agricultural Shows in Africa are Still Going Strong

Taking the Buck by the Horns… A while back Rachel Laudan put up a link that explains the Royal Agricultural Show in the UK was would no longer be operating, due to lack of funds and other problems.  Given the changes … Continue reading

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Posted in Africa-General, Breeds of livestock, Burundi, Colonialism, Dairy goats, Goat farmer, Kenya, Livestock, Rachel Laudan, Research & Development | Tagged | 2 Comments