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

The importance of cotton for the Sudanese economy: Citing articles via Google Scholar. These studies focus on the extent to which the design of the schemd system fosters effective water management and provides equitable, Farmers cooperated with the Sudanese government and the Gezira Board.


Moreover, it has been found that some of these inputs were not in accordance with scientific specification. Don’t have an account?

Capitalism, socio-cultural change and fraud in Uganda. Archived from the original on July 22, After many experiments with irrigation, 24 square kilometres 9. These studies focus on the extent to which the design of the irrigation system fosters effective water management and irritation equitable, reliable, timely water distribution to farms by analyzing water efficiencies, the effectiveness of maintenance, and cost recovery.

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Thank wcheme for submitting a comment on this article. In the low season from January to June, the mean total discharge of the main river below Khartoum is some It is a challenge for researchers to develop such a technology. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Now cotton is cultivated in both the rain fed and irrigated sectors and has a great competitive force.

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Status competition in Africa: Area production Average yield Joint account system You do not currently have access to this article. The Gezira is a gently sloping plain of black clay soil of about 5 million of feddan irrigatioh South of Khartoum between the Blue Nile and White Nile.


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This report is part of a series of case studies on the performance of irrigation systems in different countries. It found that the mean area allocated in this period for cotton productionFeddan, mean production irdigation to 1, Kentar, average yield 4. The method of discounted gross benefits divided by the total discounted gross costs. Cotton is a permanent source of income for farmers. The Nile system is the main feature in the country, starting in Lake Victoria and running through the country for two and a half thousand miles.

Barakat variety Extra-long stable cotton cultivated in Gezira scheme and Tokar Delta.

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