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Table 2 Extent of changes in resources derived from the semi-nomadic land use resource maps

From: Community perceptions on spatio-temporal land use changes in the Amboseli ecosystem, southern Kenya

Resource/cover Percent changes in pastoral resources between 1967 and 2015
Pre-park-post-park Post-park-post-settlement Post-settlement-post-2009 drought Pre-park-post-2009 drought
Grazing area −21.1 −11.7 −14.1 −46.9
Cultivation 1.4 7.5 8.0 16.8
Livestock routes −31.5 −32.9 −15.4 −61.1
Settlement 7.0 −0.1 5.0 11.9
Trading centre 0.0 2.9 1.1 4.0
Roads - 70.0 23.7 110.3
Bare ground 1.0 1.4 0.1 2.0