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Jowhar Sugar Estate Feasibility Study for Rehabilitation, Annex 1 - Irrigation and Drainage

This Annex is divided into five sections :-br In Section A (Water resources) we examine the problems of water availability and water quality, both of which are significant in terms of reduced cane yields. Possible solutions to the problem of dry season water shortages are discussed. Br Sections B (irrigation) and C (Drainage) deal with the existing irrigation and drainage systems and describe the alternative ways in which improvements can be made. The proposed rehabilitation measures are discussed in detail. Details of the investigative work carried out on the Estate during the fieldwork phase are presented. BR Section D (Operation and maintenance) discusses the requirements for operation and maintenance of the rehabilitated scheme and presents details of staffing and plant. BR In Section E (Costs) we present the cost estimates of the proposed rehabilitation measures, and recurrent costs for operation and maintenance.

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INSTRUPA CONSULTING GMBH, HVA INTERNATIONAL BV, Sir M MacDonald and Partners Limited

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Aerial strip sampling survey of the bushbush region of southern Somalia

Aerial strip sampling of the Bushbush region of Southern Somalia

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Irrigated Agriculture, Main report and annexes

This report concerns the second and last part of the feasibility study carried out for the North-West Region Agricultural Development Project with a view to defining the measures to be taken to develop agriculture in the area. The first part dealt with rain-fed agriculture and was the subject of report ' No 31 0297 R14, published in June 1982. This second part concerns irrigated agriculture.

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Sogreah Consulting Engineers

Soil survey

The soil survey in the North-West Region, which was begun in October 1980 and March 1981, covers an area of about 350,000 ha, in which the soil and land were mapped at a scale of 1/500,000.The survey was carried by SOGREAH consulting Engineers on behalf of the Democratic Republic of Somalia to study and prepare: -A soil classification Map -A land suitability map for integrated rainfed cultivation inorder to asses the area's suitability for agricultural development The aim of the study is to develop irrigated and rainfed agriculture in the North-west Region of the country The region of coverage extends between latitudes 9 and 11 30' North and longitudes 42 30' and 45 East and is characterised by a climate that is arid (coastal plain) to semiarid(plateau) and a rainfall regime which shows marked differences from one point to another (cf. report on hydrology and climatology), with mean annual precipitation ranging from 50 mm (coastal plain) t o 500 mm (plateau).

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Design criteria

This note outlines the criteria which have been adopted in the preparation of designs for the Mogambo Irrigation Project. It has been based on the Design Statement issued in January 1982. Fully detailed supporting calculations are included In a separate volume.

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Mogambo rice mill feasibility study main report

(extract for introduction)br This Report analyses the studies made to date to identify requirements and costs for the proposed rice mill at Mogambo. It covers: br - the present and projected production of rice in southern Somaliabr - the present levels of imports of rice into Somaliabr - an assessment of the existing rice milling facilitiesbr - an assessment of the required capacity of a mill at Mogambo at completion on Phase IIbr - an assessment of the required capacity of storage, drying3 and ancillary equipment br - and an assessment of plant costs. br

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