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El·gon

 (ĕl′gŏn′), Mount
An extinct volcano, 4,321 m (14,178 ft) high, on the Kenya-Uganda border.

Elgon

(ˈɛlɡɒn)
n
(Placename) Mount Elgon an extinct volcano in E Africa, on the Kenya-Uganda border. Height: 4321m (14 178 ft)
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The country's critical water towers are Aberdare Mountains, the Mau Forest complex, Mount Kenya, Mount Elgon, and the Cherangani Hills.
The region includes the northern slopes of the Mount Elgon National Park which spans across the two countries.
Anthony and Vincent Khabala's family have been growing coffee on their farm about 4,000 feet up the slopes of Mount Elgon for generations.
This is especially so in relation to enduring conflicts over--as well as recurring bouts of eviction from--territories historically claimed by so-called 'Dorobo' communities in Kenya, such as by the Ogiek of Mount Elgon and the Mau forest complex (Kimaiyo, 2004), the Sengwer in Kenya's Cherangani Hills (e.
John Weatherby went to Uganda as an art teacher, grew interested in the people he taught, and earned an MA at Makerere University for an ethnographic thesis on the Sebei on Mount Elgon in 1967, when that was quite an achievement.
Technical solutions retained are based on existing options for improving the climate-resiliency of water sources and are known and implemented within Uganda and are as follows: Sub-component 1 (Under Component 1 of the Programme): Building resilience to climate change in flood -prone areas of Mount Elgon 1.
Scott, Penny (1998) From conflict to collaboration: people and forests at Mount Elgon.
The coffee is sourced from two Fairtrade co-operatives - one on the slopes of Mount Elgon, the highest mountain in Uganda, and the other in a mountainous region in Congo.
Our theme aims to explore the practicalities of culture in peace creation, and in the workings of Afrikology as an epistemology in East African communities, or to put it simply, Afrikology and cultural clusterism in action to ask what are the operational aspects of Afrikology, and what is the DNA composition of the cultural clusters in Mount Elgon cross-border communities of East Africa (Mount Elgon is a volcanic mountain on the border of eastern Uganda and western Kenya, hence, the oldest and largest solitary volcano in East Africa)?
At the Konokoyi coffee cooperative on the edge of Uganda's Mount Elgon national park, Juliet Nandutu is trying out the new device by offering the service to her village.
Martin Lacourt, the head of ICRC's Unit for Relations with Arms Carriers, told IRIN, "There is almost nothing in common between the Hezbollah - with a strong chain of command and able to conduct land, air and naval operations - and the Sabaot Land Defence Front around Mount Elgon in Kenya.