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

Economic organization of the Abagusii
-The Abagusii practiced crop farming. They grew many food crops including maize, sorghum, yams, peas, beans, millet, cassava, bananas and sweet potatoes. -They also kept livestock, cattle, goats and sheep were kept for meat and milk.
-Trading was also a main economic activity among the Abagusii.
-They traded with their neighbours especially the Luo and the Abaluhyia.
-The Abagusii were also involved in iron-working. -They also depended on hunting and gathering to supplement the other economies. -The Abagusii raided their neighbours for livestock. For example, the Maasai and Kipsigis.

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