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Tradition and modernization in Sudanese irrigated agriculture

Sharif A. Dishoni

Tradition and modernization in Sudanese irrigated agriculture

lessons from experience

by Sharif A. Dishoni

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Published by Development Studies and Research Centre, Faculty of Economics and Social Studies, University of Khartoum in [Khartoum] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sudan.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture Economic aspects -- Sudan.,
    • Irrigation farming -- Sudan.,
    • Irrigation -- Sudan.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-96).

      Statementby Sharif El-Dishouni.
      SeriesMonograph series ;, no. 36, Monographic series (Jāmiʻat al-Kharṭūm. Markaz al-Dirāsāt wa-al-Buḥūth al Inmāʼīyah) ;, no. 36.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2123.5 .D58 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 96 p. :
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1698373M
      LC Control Number91969748

      2 • LOCATION The People's Republic of the Sudan is the largest country in Africa. It is located in the northeastern part of the continent along the Red Sea and borders Egypt, Libya, Chad, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (former Zaire), Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. • The Sudanese community is plural. • The extended family is the norm and there is a strong preference for large families. • Patriarchal- men are the head of the household. • Death customs depend on religion and animist beliefs – Muslims funeral: Muslims do not place their death in a coffin; the body is wrapped in a white sheet. Women and.

        The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) still works extensively in Sudan to improve sustainable agriculture. Between and , the FAO put into place a plan of action for sustainable agriculture, food security and nutrition. A HISTORY OF SOUTH SUDAN South Sudan is the world’s youngest independent country. Established in after two wars, South Sudan has since reverted to a state of devastating civil strife. This book is the first general history of the new country, from the arrival of Turco-Egyptian explorers in the upper Nile, the turbulence of the Mahdist.

      Book Review - The question of identity is a globally intriguing issue. In the Sudan, what is often described as the 'dual identity' had contributed to the weakness of the country's political and. Wheat is one of the most important agricultural commodities in Sudan for food security in terms of quantity and calories consumed. It is grown on approximately , ha under irrigation with an.


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96 pages. In the early s, agriculture and livestock raising were the main sources of livelihood in Sudan for about 61 percent of the working population.

Approximately one-third of the total area of Sudan, the largest country on the African continent is suitable for agricultural development and heavier rainfall in the south permits both agriculture and herding by nomadic tribes. South Sudan was settled by many of its current ethnic groups during the 15th–19th centuries.

After the Sudan region was invaded in by Muḥammad ʿAlī, viceroy of Egypt under the Ottoman Empire, the southern Sudan was plundered for the end of the 19th century the Sudan. National Investment Profile. Water for Agriculture and Energy: Sudan Sudans irrigation investment envelope comprises 38 on-going projects and 28 pipeline projects with costs averaging USD and USD million per project, respectively with highly unequal distribution of investment cost per project.

Sudan has been a priority country for IFAD for more than 20 years. Two out of three Sudanese, or almost 24 million people, are estimated to live in rural areas.

SinceIFAD has invested a total of US$ million in 20 programmes and projects related to agricultural development in Sudan, benefitinghouseholds. Nolte, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2 Modernization and Modernization Theory in the Social Sciences after After World War II, ‘ modernization theory ’ in a more limited, very specific sense emerged in the context of American social science, and American postwar political culture in general.

With the ‘American century’ and the vision. History and Ethnic Relations Emergence of the Nation. The first known civilization to inhabit the region of present-day Sudan were the Meroitic people, who lived in the area between the Atbara and Nile Rivers from B.C.E.

until B.C.E., when the city of Meroe was ransacked by the Ethiopians. At about this time, three Christian kingdoms—Nobatia, Makurra, and Alwa—came into power in. The history of agriculture extension and agricultural technology transfer started in Sudan in After independence inUSAID assisted the government in establishing agricultural extension.

productivity due to traditional technology, lack of rural savings and credit institutions, poor access to marketing services, inadequate infrastructure and safe water resources.

Table 1. The contribution of Agriculture in Sudan's GDP (%) Sector Years Agric. Irrigated Mechanized Rainfed Traditional Rainfed Animal wealth Forest.

In spite of efforts to improve Sudan's agricultural resources, famine conditions have existed in southern Sudan since Inadequate rains, a poor distribution infrastructure, and civil war have. This paper applies the framework for pro-poor analysis to welfare changes from a CGE-microsimulation model to analyze what are the better or worse models for agriculture modernization, and to estimate the contribution of growth and redistribution to changes in poverty in DRC.

The findings indicate that labor-using technological change generates absolute and relative pro-poor effects. The traditional wines of Sudan are the date wines. The palm wine of West Africa is not known in Sudan—nor is lagmi, the wine obtained by fermentation of the sap of the date palm as practiced in northwest Africa.

Only the fruit of the date palm is fermented in the Sudan, and the bulk of wines thus made are produced and consumed in the Northern. Sudanese Ministry of Agriculture and Forests ‹ All Organizations. Regional Fora of national agricultural and food research and development institutions and Regional government agencies.

Sudanese Ministry of Agriculture and Forests. Institutional email: [email protected] In Junethe Federal Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation and for Livestock, Fisheries and Rangelands, on behalf of the Government of Sudan and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Representative in Sudan, signed the “Country Programming Framework (CPF) for the Republic of Sudan ()”.

Introduction. Southern Sudan has an area ofSquare kilometers, which is equivalent to 25 % of the total area of the Sudan. It is located at the centre of Sub-Saharan Africa, bordering Ethiopia in the East, Kenya, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo in the South and Central African Republic in the West and Northern part of the Sudan in the North.

AGRICULTURE, DEVELOPMENT AND POVERTY REDUCTION IN SUDAN An Analysis of Performance, Policies and Possibilities I.

INTRODUCTION Agriculture contributes close to 40 per cent of Sudan’s GDP. An overwhelming proportion of the nearly two-thirds of the Sudanese who live in rural areas depend on agriculture for their livelihood. In the book The Stages of Economic Growth, economist Walt Rostow theorizes the stages a society takes from being a traditional economy to a modern one, which is one of the major concepts of Modernization Theory.

Stages of Modernization. Walt Rostow proposed the stages that the economy of any country takes to modernize, develop and grow. The traditional rural Sundanese method of rice farming, by ladang or huma (dry rice farming), in contrast to Javanese irrigated sawah wet rice cultivation (that require complex administration, coordination, and a lot of labor forces), also contributed to small populations of sparsely inhabited Sundanese villages.

Agricultural Bank of Sudan () About us. Khartoum: Agricultural Bank of Sudan. Hansohm D () Agricultural Credit In: GM Craig (ed) The agriculture of the Sudan. Oxford: Oxford University Press IFAD () Country Programme Evaluation: Republic of the Sudan (Report No.

SD). Rome: International Fund for Agricultural Development. Traditional agriculture is not irrigated, then the farmers search for the most fertile land according to rain. At the same time they need vast tracts of land (corridors) for their cattle.

Because of the reduction of space, conflicts arise between tribes and villages for the control of the land and water. Quick access - Definition - Others Definitions - Videos.

Definition. Traditional agriculture, the most practised form of agriculture around the world, became commonplace following the two world wars, as it was during that era that knowledge about chemistry greatly ional agriculture is based on treating the soil and plants with products that are more likely than not noxious, and.agriculture in Sudan, and how agricultural production has fluctuated according to changes in weather patterns.

The second part reflects on the current status of agriculture in the country, and various water resources and irrigation methods. The third part sheds light on major agricultural schemes and refers.Sudan - Sudan - Cultural institutions: Sudan is one of the richest African countries in terms of archaeological sites.

Ruins of the ancient kingdom of Kush are found at Gebel Barkal and associated sites in the Nile valley; they were collectively designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in The archaeological sites at Meroe, an ancient Kushitic city, were collectively designated a World.