Agriculture Across the World
By: Gabbie Morris
Basic Kenya Information
Population: 44.35 million people
Type of Government: Republic
Poverty Level: More then half of the 44 million people in Kenya live under the poverty line or unable to meet there daily nutrition requirements.
Family Size: Kenya woman tend to have more children in Rural areas than most developed countries due to Kenya's recent economic growth.
Religious Beliefs: 70% christians, 38% Protestant, 28% Catholic.
Farming Technology: Kenya has recently paired up with organizations to help advance farming technology to advance the speed of growth in crops and animals.
Common Crops: Agriculture in Kenya is mostly local, 80% of stakeholders being local. Focusing primarily on staple crops such as corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, and beans.
Common Animals: Cattle, Pigs, Goats, and Poultry
Commonly Consumed Food: Kenya is a very diverse part of Africa made up of three major group of people. The Massai eat mostly eat simple foods. They depend on the livestock they raise to be there diet, such as cattle and goats.
The Kikuyu grow corn, beans, potatoes, and greens. They mash all these products together to make Irio.
The Western Kyna citizens near Lake Victoria mainly prepare fish stews, and vegetable dishes with rice.