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 Social, Economic and Political Organisation of Kenyan Societies in the 19th C

Economic organization of the Agikuyu
The Agikuyu engaged in various economic activities;
-The Agikuyu kept Livestock like sheep, cattle and goats for milk, meat and skin.
-They traded among themselves and with their neighbours such as the Akamba and Maasai.
-They practiced ironsmelting, making implements such as knives, hoes which enhanced their farming activities and trade.
-They practiced crop growing. They grew grains like millet, yams, sweet potatoes, arrowroots, sorghum and cassava.
-They practiced craft making pots and weaving baskets.
-Hunting and gathering was also done by Agikuyu

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