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What are the impacts of local trade in Kenya?

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Impacts of local trade in Kenya include;

  • It promoted good relations between communities involved
  • Exchange of cultural practices among communities
  • Communities were able to acquire what they did not have
  • It provided foundation for regional trade
  • It led to intermarriage between the communities involved
  • Development of trading centers which later grew into towns
  • Early industries emerged to produce the items of trade
  • Chiefdom emerged as a result of tributes paid by traders
  • Development of regional market places
  • Many African communities were united through trade
  • It enforced the development of languages

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