By Anne King
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In centralised communities, the origin of clan rights to land stemmed in the majority of cases from the original grant of land given by the king. These allocations could be ten or so generations old, originating from the last royal grant to that family. There was one great similarity between all groups, namely that every single individual could expect to have some right to occupation and use of land. A person's right stemmed either from his position as a member of a kinship group or from his entrepreneurial abilities.
He checked the work of the hut-counters, in some cases by going round the countryside himself to see whether the number of huts counted was correct. He discovered that the errors in the counts were not in the original counting but in the adding up, and that they could therefore be used as a basis of estimating population. But counts of course only A History of Population Growth in Kenya and Uganda 11 provided information about the numbers of women, and can only tell us anything about the male population by implication.
Throughout East Mrica there existed very many different agricultural practices. Old methods of land use from the nineteenth century and earlier were adapted to suit the environment. Agricultural systems were based on intimate knowledge of local rain and soil conditions and on familiarity with the characteristics of indigenous trees, grasses and plants. All this information had been handed down over generations and it is not surprising, therefore, to discover that it was the old men of a clan who would advise as to the rhythm of land use, the times of planting and picking, and who would decide when to move on to another area.
An Economic History of Kenya and Uganda 1800–1970 by Anne King