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Gezira scheme.

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Published by Reference Division, Central Office of Information in London .
Written in English


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ContributionsGreat Britain. Central Office of Information. Reference Division.
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LC ClassificationsMLCL 87/1071 (S)
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Pagination16 p. :
Number of Pages16
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Open LibraryOL2492132M
LC Control Number87461292

The Gezira Scheme (Arabic: مشروع الجزيرة ‎‎) is one of the largest irrigation projects in the world. It is centered on the Sudanese state of Al Jazirah, just southeast of the confluence of the Blue and White Nile rivers at the city of Gezira Scheme was begun by the British while the area was governed as part of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. Gezira is a district of modern Cairo that occupies the southern portion of the main island in the Nile within Cairo itself; in fact, gezira means "island" in Arabic. Gezira shares the island with Zamalek to the north, a relatively affluent and pseudo-European residential district. While not noted for obvious tourist attractions, Zamalek is a good place to stay and a good place to eat while in.


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Gezira is the Arabic word meaning ‘island* or ‘peninsula*. It crops up in place names throughout the Arab world, notably in the name Algeria which is an anglicized form of the Arabic al-guzayir, ‘the islands*. In the Sudan, Gezira means only one thing. It refers to that vast area of land which lies between the Blue and the White by: Buy The Gezira Scheme: An Illusion of Development by Tony Barnett online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $   The authors propose that the Gezira scheme has played a paradoxical role in the capitalist transformation of the Sudan - reinforcing some non-capitalist production relations while at the same time acting as an engine for the peripheral capitalist by: Book Description.

The authors propose that the Gezira scheme has played a paradoxical role in the capitalist transformation of the Sudan - reinforcing some non-capitalist production relations while at the same time acting as an engine for the peripheral capitalist development.

Buy Sudan: The Gezira Scheme and Agricultural Transition: Read Books Reviews - : Sudan: The Gezira Scheme and Agricultural Transition eBook: Abdelkarim, Abbas, Barnett, Tony: Kindle StoreCited by: “Maurits Ersten’s well-written history of the Gezira Scheme relies almost exclusively on the Sudan Archives at Durham University.

It will be a useful guide to others wishing to use the Sudan Archives for further study of the Gezira Scheme, since Ertsen provides good summaries of many reports and memos.” (Michael Kevane, The International Journal of African Historical Studies, Vol. British in the Sudan - Google Books Result Book Review:The Gezira Scheme--An Illusion of Development Tony.

The Gezira Scheme: an illusion of development by TONY BARNETT. London, Frank Cass, Pp. 'The Gezira irrigation and cotton-growing scheme',€ The Gezira scheme: an illusion of development in SearchWorks Apr. Book: Sudan: the Gezira scheme and agricultural transition. + pp. Abstract: The book provides a contemporary socioeconomic account of the Gezira scheme, a 60 year old project which contributes much to the Sudanese economy and which consumes the.

the Scheme from until his retirement in Gaitskell's page book, Gezira: A Story of Development in the Sudan, was published in shortly after Sudan achieved independence and draws on Gaitskell's own experience, as. the gezira irrigation scheme, including the sennar dam on the blue nile. Authors: H H DARE, H E HURST, J M LACEY, W L STRANGE Source: Minutes of the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, VolumeIssue1 Jan (–).

Get this from a library. The Gezira scheme: an illusion of development. [Tony Barnett] -- Gezira is the Arabic word meaning 'island* or 'peninsula*. It crops up in place names throughout the Arab world, notably in the name Algeria which is an anglicized form of the Arabic al-guzayir, 'the.

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. Other articles where Gezira Scheme is discussed: Sudan: Mechanized agriculture: areas are centred on the Gezira Scheme (Al-Jazīrah)—with its Mangil extension—between the Blue and White Niles south of Khartoum.

Other major farming areas are watered by the Khashm Al-Qirbah Dam on the Atbara River and by Al-Ruṣayriṣ Dam, which provides irrigation water for the Rahad Scheme.

The Gezira Scheme (Arabic: مشروع الجزيرة ‎) is one of the largest irrigation projects in the world. It is centered on the Sudanese state of Al Jazirah, just southeast of the confluence of the Blue and White Nile rivers at the city of Gezira Scheme was begun by the British and distributes water from the Blue Nile through canals and ditches to tenant farms lying.

The Gezira Scheme: Perspectives for Sustainable Development I Summary and Conclusions Situation and Outlook in Brief The Gezira Irrigation Scheme was established in and enlarged to its present capacity of million feddans of irrigable area ( ha) in the early s.

The scheme. The Gezira Scheme's consumption of water exceeded eight billion cubic meters which is 40% of the Sudan share as stipulated by the Nile Water Agreement with Egypt and more than 65% of the.

The Gezira and Managil represent more than 50% of the irrigated area in Sudan and remain the only existing gravity-fed schemes based on the Blue Nile (MoIHES, ; Plusquellec, ).

Read this book on Questia. When I first came to know the Sudan between the two world wars and visited that strange plain of the Gezira, made stranger by the gleaming geometrical pattern of the irrigation channels, I was deeply impressed by the need to spread knowledge of this unique achievement in economic partnership between a colonial government, a commercial company and what had been a.

In previous discussions of the Gezira Scheme, the question of differentiation among the tenants and their position, or that of their different segments, in the class structure, has not been adequate. Among other observers, Kursany (), for example, uses the terms 'rich', 'middle' and 'poor' to describe different categories of Gezira tenants.

The Gezira scheme: an illusion of development / Tony Barnett The Gezira irrigation scheme in Sudan: objectives, design, and performance / Herve Plusquellec Annual report of field crops economic surveys / Sudan Gezira Board, Economic and Social Research Unit.

The authors propose that the Gezira scheme has played a paradoxical role in the capitalist transformation of the Sudan - reinforcing some non-capitalist production relations while at the same time acting as an engine for the peripheral capitalist development.

Peter Drucker's wide-ranging book, drawn from his best work, looks at management Author: Abbas Abdelkarim. First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The farmers accuse "forces of the deposed regime of seeking to break the revolution by maintaining the El Gezira Scheme Act ofthe amendment ofand the Associations Law of ".

Genre/Form: Gezira-Plan: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Barnett, Tony. Gezira scheme. London: F. Cass, (OCoLC) Document Type. Fighter For Farmers Rights, Dr. Abuashara Appointed Gezira Scheme Board Chairman J KHARTOUM (Sudanow) - A wave of satisfaction and optimism has swept the Gezira Scheme, the World’s largest irrigated scheme, over the news about the appointment of Dr.

Siddiq Abdelhadi Abuashara as the Scheme Board. Sudan Gezira Scheme staff and farmers. During the period –, the scheme contributed about 58%, 46%, 12%, and 23% of cotton, wheat, sorghum, and groundnut to total pr oduction, respectively.

This paper analyses the changing patterns of infection with Schistosoma mansoni and S. haematobium in the Gezira Irrigation Scheme, Sudan. Taking a historical perspective, it shows the way in which factors such as ecology, biology, social and economic variables and politics have shaped patterns of infection, and how different kinds of strategies have been developed to control schistosomal.

The Gezira Scheme: An Illusion of Development. London: Routledge. Barnett, Tony and Abbas Abdelkarim, The Gezira Scheme and Agricultural Transition, London: Routledge.

Bernal, Victoria, ‘Colonial Moral Economy and the Discipline of Development: The Gezira Scheme and “Modern” Sudan,’ Cultural Anthropologypp. The first is the well-known book of Mr. Arthur Gaitskell on the Gezira, datedwhich is indispensable to the historian, the economist, the sociologist and the agronomist.

More recently, in Decembera "Working Party" was organized under the sponsorship of the Gezira Research Station to appraise the future development of the Gezira Scheme. Gezira (Arabic: ولاية الجزيرة ‎, romanized: Wilāyat Al Ǧazīra), also spelt Al Jazirah, is one of the 18 states of state lies between the Blue Nile and the White Nile in the east-central region of the country.

It has an area of 27, km 2. The name comes from the Arabic word for island. Wad Madani is the capital of the state. Gezira is known as an irrigated cotton. ‎The authors propose that the Gezira scheme has played a paradoxical role in the capitalist transformation of the Sudan - reinforcing some non-capitalist production relations while at the same time acting as an engine for the peripheral capitalist development.

Aquatic Weed Management: Integrated Control Techniques for the Gezira Irrigation Scheme () Read Online. View Cover. A PDF is a digital representation of the print book, so while it can be loaded into most e-reader programs, it doesn't allow for resizable text or advanced, interactive functionality.

The Gezira is also an important source of the domestic food supply. The production of wheat, sorghum, and groundnuts from to avera,metric tonnes, respectively. In fact, the scheme produ 60, and 28% of domestic sorghum, wheat, and groundnuts, respectively, during this period.

The similarities between the Gezira and the S.E Lowveld irrigation schemes are fewer than the differences but still a few can be found from both a physical and socio-economic point of view. Environmentally, both lie in a semi-arid climate with a long dry season of. Gezira Scheme.

66 likes. The Gezira Scheme is one of the largest irrigation projects in the world. It is centered on the Sudanese state of Al Jazirah, 4/5. The Gezira Scheme: An Illusion of Development. London: Routledge. Barnett, Tony and Abbas Abdelkarim, The Gezira Scheme and Agricultural Transition, London: Routledge.

Bernal, Victoria, ‘Colonial Moral Economy and the Discipline of Development: The Gezira Scheme and “Modern” Sudan,’ Cultural Anthropologypp. Sudan - Gezira Rehabilitation Project (English) Abstract.

The Gezira Rehabilitation Project will, over a 5 year period, raise crop yields and production through the rehabilitation of the Gezira irrigated area and its supporting services, thereby increasing foreign exchange earnings in line with the Government's.

Guvele, C. A., "Gains from crop diversification in the Sudan Gezira scheme," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 70(1), pages: RePEc. Farmers in El Gezira have condemned the Agricultural Scheme’s administration for mortgaging assets worth millions of pounds to Sudanese banks.

“The El Gezira Scheme’s administration has mortgaged assets with the value of SDG million (over $52 million) for financing the cultivation ofacres during the current winter season. Book Description Palgrave MacMillan, United Kingdom, Hardback.

Condition: New. 1st ed. Language: English. Brand new Book. The typical image of the Gezira Scheme, the large-scale irrigation scheme started under British colonial rule in Sudan, is of a centrally planned effort by a central colonial power controlling tenants and cotton production.

16]. The expansion of Gezira scheme might have influenced changes in species composition in this state [7]. Four more species of mosquitoes, Anopheles sergenti, An.

domicolus, An. seydeli and An. brohieri, have been identified by studies conducted by Gillies and De Meillon [17]. Instudies by Nugud et al. identified 31 Anopheles species.Gezira Irrigation Scheme in Sudan Books, Find the lowest price on new, used books, textbooks Compare Book Prices at Stores!

Help Bookmark Tell a Friend Out-of-Print Wish List Home.Topic: Case Study in Irrigation II (The Gezira Scheme, Sudan) Reading: Arthur Gaitskell, Case Study: "The Gezira Scheme in the Sudan," GEZIRA - A Story of Development in the Sudan (attached) IBRD, The Sudan Gezira Scheme, Annex A to Report No.

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