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Climate factors as determinants of food security in semi-arid Kenya: a longitudinal analysis

  title={Climate factors as determinants of food security in semi-arid Kenya: a longitudinal analysis},
  author={Dorothy A. Amwata and Dickson M. Nyariki and Nashon K. R. Musimba},
Food security in the arid and semi-arid areas (ASALs) of Kenya is linked to climate and socio-economic factors. This study was conducted in two ASAL counties of Kenya, Kajiado and Makueni, inhabited by pastoral communities. Both primary and secondary data were collected on climate and socio-economic aspects from published and unpublished documents. Time series data covering a 31 year period were collected on rainfall amounts, rain days, temperature, beef and maize prices, stocking, livestock… 

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