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What were the economic organization of the Akamba during the pre-colonial period?

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Economic organization of the Akamba during the pre-colonial period include;

  • Crop cultivation e.g sorghum, millet, yams, beans in the fertile area of Mbooni.
  • Livestock keeping in drier areas of Kitui
  • Hunted wild game and gathered fruits and roots.
  • Practiced iron working
  • Practiced wood carving making tools and shields
  • Engaged in pottery
  • Bee keeping
  • Acted as middlemen in the long distance trade.
  • Basketry
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