GIS FOR SUITABILITY ANALYSIS

Suitability Analysis allows you to qualify, compare, and rank candidate sites based on how closely they adhere to criteria that you select and define.

It is performed on polygonal inputs that are formatted as your Suitability Analysis layer

MIBP LTD applied GIS technology in Muranga County Masterplan project to identify, qualify, compare, and rank areas most suitable for irrigation and the best crop suitable for the candidate sites selected.

Factors that were taken into consideration during the analysis included the following;

  • Terrain Slope

  • Land use

  • Landslide vulnerability

  • Rainfall and climate

  • Agro-ecological zone

  • Soil types

  • Crops Grown

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Output of the Suitability Performed