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Title:The Gezira scheme: results of an irrigationproject in the Sudan
Author:Laan, H.L. van derISNI
Year:1957
Periodical:Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie
Volume:48
Issue:7
Pages:183-187
Language:English
Geographic term:Sudan
Subjects:development projects
irrigation
Abstract:(---) we will try to analyse the scheme with the aim to contribute to the study and appreciation of many irrigation projects, which are considered in the underdeveloped countries.The Gezira project is a good example. Experience has been gained over a period of thirty years, disturbed by depression and war. Also the designers gave an important task to the indigenous peasant.... Introduction - Location of the Gezira with reference to the world market - The soil of the Scheme-area - Other factors - The three partners - The cultivation companies.
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