How the colonial government encouraged settler farming

i) The government alienated African land for white settlement

ii) The colonial government provided technical assistance by providing the settlers with agricultural extension officers

iii) There was construction of roads and railways in the interior which linked settler farms

iv) The government provided credit facilities to the settlers and they set up financial institutions in the colony to serve the settlers

v) The government provided credit facilities to the settlers produce

vi) The government provided a continued flow of African labour to the settlers.

vii) The government provided security to the settlers against hostile communities which enabled them to carry out their activities.

viii) The government provided marketing facilities for settler produce.