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Table 3 Extent of changes in resources derived from the sedentary 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 −8.4 −21 −20.8 −50.0
Cultivation 2.6 10.4 13.3 26.4
Livestock routes −16.3 - - -
Settlement 3.3 7.5 5.8 16.6
Trading centre 0.8 2.4 1.5 4.8
Roads 26.9 25.1 32.8 179.2
Bare ground 1.7 0.6 0.1 2.4