THE purpose of the Gezira Irrigation Scheme is to provide the northern portion of the Gezira Plain with a plentiful supply of water for the purpose of cotton. This report examines how the design of the Gezira Irrigation Scheme has resolved many of the distribution problems still found in more recently. High potential of natural resources but low agricultural productivity are main characteristics of Gezira Irrigation Scheme in Sudan. Located in.

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The most important sources of secondary data includes: The World Bank stated that cotton average yield in the Gezira scheme is only Add comment Close comment irrigatlon modal.

In under privatization policies shifting the ownership of Sudan Cotton Company limited from the state to the tenants Figure 1. Controlling and implementation of the policy formulated. Another point mark in the Gezira scheme history is that of Managil Extension which increase the Gezira scheme area from less than one million feddans to 2. After an initial pilot scheme for cotton at Tayba, in the heart of the Gezira plain, the Sennar Dam was constructed on the Blue Nile in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. The average net incomes net acheme was Krrigation crop was introduced in the Sudan at prehistoric periods and was found barred with deeds since empire 50 years Before Christ B.


Sudanese farmers ‘desperate’ about El Gezira Agricultural Scheme

World Bank technical paper ; no. Area production Average yield Joint account system The board of directors was assigned to the managerial tasks in a way that made the scheme operated efficiently.

The rise of Chadema in Tanzania. This page was last edited on 28 Marchat The map in Figure 1 Illustrates the Gezira and Managil irrigated area by groups and blocks. The agricultural sector is the source of raw martial for processing factories in the country including textiles, sugar, vegetable oil, soap factories, grain mills, dairies, etc.

Cotton average geezira in the Sudan is low compared to other cotton producing countries, best practice average yield and average yield achievable in research stations.

Economic Analysis of Cotton Production in the Gezira Scheme: 19 70- 2004

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The Gezira which means “island” is particularly suited to irrigation because the soil slopes away from the Blue Nile and water therefore naturally runs through the irrigation canals by gravity. The csheme average rainfall is apparently millimeters mm in the south, and this average drops gradually towards the North average mm.

GEZIRA IRRIGATION SCHEME, SUDAN | African Affairs | Oxford Academic

The Government provides land and water resources [ 8 ]. That means the cotton cultivated area had been decreases steadily from first period to the second period and third period respectively and also production decreases steadily from 2, Kentar to 1, Kentar and toKentar.


There are five distinct sub-sectors of the Sudanese agriculture, modern irrigated farming, mechanized rain fed crop production, traditional rain fed farming, livestock and forestry. You could not be signed in.

Water from the Blue Nile is distributed through canals and ditches to tenant farms irrgation between the Blue and White Nile rivers. The success of the experiment resulted, into an extension of area to feddans. Total gross cost averaged The report recommends the design of the physical infrastructure, and states the impact on the management of these systems.

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To identify some policy measures that may help to improve the production of cotton in the Gezira Scheme. Discounted measures of project worth: It is centered on the Sudanese state of Al Jazirahjust southeast of the confluence of the Blue and White Nile rivers at the city of Khartoum. Please check for further notifications by irribation.