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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 2 Aerial photographs

Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988­2001 2 Aerial photographs Peter Dewees and Robin Mearns Aerial photography and though, I would think that aerial photographs household studies in Kenya could be taken and incorporated into many Rapid Appraisal types of exercises at relatively low cost. Background The study area, Murang'a District, covers a I have been working in Murang'a District in wide range of agroecological zones. The Kenya on problems of capital and labour altitude ranges from around 600 metres in the utilization and their relationship to on-farm east to over 3,000 metres in the west, and the tree growing. Some of my research depends on topography is made up of an extensive the collection of land-use data for individual ridge/valley system. Rivers generally run from households. Aerial photography, coupled with west to east. Land-use practices are especially ground truthing, seemed the best way to get variable, depending on the agroecological zone this type of information. I also wanted to use and altitude. The population density is photographs during household interviews as similarly widely variable: on average, it is the focus of discussions about land-use around 250 people per km, but in some areas practices and changes which have involved is ...

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