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German Agency for Technical Cooperation

Dara Salaam Busley Agricultural Development, Project Annexes 6-11

The report describes the observations and recommendations resulting from a range management consultancy in support of the Soil Erosion Control Project implemented by the NGO Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) in Borama and Baki Districts, western Somaliland, and funded by the European Community. During the mission, focus was on biological measures to reduce soil erosion, in particular through range management techniques, and rehabilitation of eroded land. Because the first phase of the project ended early May 1997, recommendations aim especially at the proposed second phase- Somalia intends to increase its arable crop production, ultimately to attain self-sufficiency in cereals (except in wheat which cannot be grown in the country economically), decrease its import requirements of vegetable oils, become self-sufficient in cotton lint and exploit a potential export market in the Gulf and Saudi Arabia for water melons. brThe proposed project area has been found in the course of this study to be potentially suitable to further this overall objective: in most features it is similar, or better, than nearby areas where development projects have successfully increased agricultural production.BR Annexes to this Report:BR Annex 1: SOILSBR Annex 2: WATER RESOURCES BR Annex 3: SOCIO ECONOMICS BR Annex 4: AGRICULTURE BR Annex 5: LIVESTOCKBR Annex 6: ENGINEERING BR Annex 7: JILAAL MOOGI ZONE BR Annex 8: SURVEYS BR Annex 9: MANAGEMENT AND IMPLEMENTATIONBR Annex 10: IMPROVEMENT OF TILLAGE ON CRACKING CLAYSBR Annex 11: TENDER DOCUMENTSBR Annex 12: PRINCIPAL UNIT RATES ADOPTED (CONFIDENTIAL) BR

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Ministry of Agriculture (Somali Democratic Republic)

Daily, Monthly and Annual Rainfall for the Bakool and Gedo Region including stations: Bakool: Ato, Buur Dhuxul, Gora Giome, Hoddur, Jet, Salcudoble, Teyeglow, Waajid; Gedo: Bardera, Dolo, El Waaq, Lugh Ganane

The reports include all known daily, monthly and annual rainfall data for the Somali Democratic republic up to the end of 1988 and the annual report for 1987. The reports are arranged into administrative regions from Report No. 1 to 10

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Flood Early Warning project

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome (Italy)

Agroclimatology of Somalia, Technical report no. 12

This volume is intended to be used by scientists, engineers consultants, students, and others who wish to gain a greater understanding of the Agroclimatology of Somalia. It does not assume any prior knowledge of the subject, but it has been written with the intelligent mind in view. It does not pretend to present in full all available information on the agroclimatology of Somalia, since, for rainfall at least, these have been presented elsewhere, but it does offer comprehensive information on,certain subject matter which is not foreseen to be published elsewhere. Rather, does it intend to provide the reader with the basis of knowledge to enable the best use to be made of any agroclirnatic information.

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Farahaane Irrigation Rehabilitation Project, Water Management Report

The aim of this project is the rehabilitation of the Farahaane irrigation area (4/98 ha net) including the installation of a drainage system, and rehabilitation of Qorioley and Falkeerow barrages.br This report has been prepared as a guide for the operation of the Farahaane Project irrigation and drainage systems.br Related Documents: Tender Documents (comprising one volume and an Album of Drawings) br Desighn reportbr Topographical and Cadastral Survey Report br.

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Compendium of agricultural statistics

The main intention of this campendium is to provide users with all available statistics about crop production in Somalia which has been gathered from other sources by the Food early warning System project from 1982 onwards. However all statistics from other sources have also been given to build a comprehensive whole. As well an introductory note and for the convinience of the reader, general information about the country and its agricultural sector and more detailed information about each region have been included, so as to clarify what otherwise would have been a dumb enumeration of figures

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Food Early Warning Systems Department

Dara Salaam Busley Agricultural Development Project Annexes 1 and 2; Soils and Water resources (respectively)

(Extract from executive summary) Somalia intends to increase its arable crop production, ultimately to attain self-sufficiency in cereals (except in wheat which cannot be grown in the country economically), decrease its import requirements of vegetable oils, become self-sufficient in cotton lint and exploit a potential export market in the Gulf and Saudi Arabia for water melons. brThe proposed project area has been found in the course of this study to be potentially suitable to further this overall objective: in most features it is similar, or better, than nearby areas where development projects have successfully increased agricultural production.BR Annexes to this Report:BR Annex 1: SOILSBR Annex 2: WATER RESOURCES BR Annex 3: SOCIO ECONOMICS BR Annex 4: AGRICULTURE BR Annex 5: LIVESTOCKBR Annex 6: ENGINEERING BR Annex 7: JILAAL MOOGI ZONE BR Annex 8: SURVEYS BR Annex 9: MANAGEMENT AND IMPLEMENTATIONBR Annex 10: IMPROVEMENT OF TILLAGE ON CRACKING CLAYSBR Annex 11: TENDER DOCUMENTSBR Annex 12: PRINCIPAL UNIT RATES ADOPTED (CONFIDENTIAL) BR

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Sir M MacDonald and Partners Limited

(Somalia)National Water Centre catalogue

This publication is a Somalia National Water Center library catologue of information on water and water based resources as at 30 June 1988. The catalogue contains over 300 records presented alphabetically by the author's name. In additon the references include the geographic coverage area and a list of relevant keywords to assist the user in locating the specific information required.

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United Nations Development Program,Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome (Italy),Somali Democratic Republic

Farahaane Irrigation Rehabilitation Project - Design Report

This report describes the criteria adopted in the preparation of designs and tender documents for the Farahaane irrigation Rehabilitation Project. A chapter on implementation is also included. The report should be read in conjunction with the following documents: Tender Documents (comprising 1 volume and an Album of Drawings), and lsquoWater Management Report and rsquoand and lsquoTopographical and Cadastral Survey Report and rsquo.

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Sir M MacDonald and Partners Limited

Dara Salaam Busley Agricultural Development Project Annexe 3:Social Economics

Somalia intends to increase its arable crop production, ultimately to attain self-sufficiency in cereals (except in wheat which cannot be grown in the country economically), decrease its import requirements of vegetable oils, become self-sufficient in cotton lint and exploit a potential export market in the Gulf and Saudi Arabia for water melons. brThe proposed project area has been found in the course of this study to be potentially suitable to further this overall objective: in most features it is similar, or better, than nearby areas where development projects have successfully increased agricultural production.BR Annexes to this Report:BR Annex 1: SOILSBR Annex 2: WATER RESOURCES BR Annex 3: SOCIO ECONOMICS BR Annex 4: AGRICULTURE BR Annex 5: LIVESTOCKBR Annex 6: ENGINEERING BR Annex 7: JILAAL MOOGI ZONE BR Annex 8: SURVEYS BR Annex 9: MANAGEMENT AND IMPLEMENTATIONBR Annex 10: IMPROVEMENT OF TILLAGE ON CRACKING CLAYSBR Annex 11: TENDER DOCUMENTSBR Annex 12: PRINCIPAL UNIT RATES ADOPTED (CONFIDENTIAL) BR

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Sir M MacDonald and Partners Limited

Dara Salaam Busley Agricultural Development Project - Main Report

Somalia intends to increase its arable crop production, ultimately to attain self-sufficiency in cereals (except in wheat which cannot be grown in the country economically), decrease its import requirements of vegetable oils, become self-sufficient in cotton lint and exploit a potential export market in the Gulf and Saudi Arabia for water melons. brThe proposed project area has been found in the course of this study to be potentially suitable to further this overall objective: in most features it is similar, or better, than nearby areas where development projects have successfully increased agricultural production.

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Sir M MacDonald and Partners Limited

Groundwater Salinity Study October - November 1987

When agricultural operations in the Mogambo Irrigation Project (MIP) area started in 1985, the management team for the agricultural development of the area expressed its concern about the high salinity levels and low hydraulic conductivity of the subsoils. They suggested that this could seriously affect the growing of rice and other crops in the area. The same concerns were expressed by Sir M. MacDonald and Partners Limited (MMP) in their Supplementary Feasibility Study Report. This Program were set up to investigate br-the effects of crop rotations, particularly rice double cropping, water table depth and salinity br-the nature and permeability of subsoils in both the Mogambo project and the nearby Fanoole rice project br- the influence of irrigation on root zone salinity

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Sir M MacDonald and Partners Limited,John Bingle Pty. Limited

New Juba fodder farm project; Economic and technical aspects

The principal aims of the project is to establish a commercially viable farm operation for the production of dry fodder by making an effective use of Available irrigation and drainage works and i n f r a s t r u c - t u r a l facilities of a farm which in the past was used as a Component of the Trans Juba Livestock project for the production of green fodder with an integrated feed lot production system.

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Somali Democratic Republic Ministry of Livestock, Forestry and Range

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FAO, Rome (Italy). Land and Water Development Div.

Monthly/Annual Rainfall data for Somalia (Provisional)

Basic statistics (Mean, maximum, mnimum,standard deviation, coefficient of variation)of rainfall for all regions of Somalia for a continous record of more than 5 years.

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World Bank

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Danish Rural Development Consultants

Water Quality Data Book of Somalia General report

The major objectives of the and ldquoWater Quality Data Book of Somalia and rdquoproject were the following: br � collect all data from existing documents regarding water quality and carry out hydrogeochemical surveysbr � identify areas potentially suitable for groundwater development using various technologiesbr � examine present water uses and suggest criteria for establishing a water quality standard for the countrybr � assess the hydrogeological and water quality conditions of major rural areas, refugee camps, and major townsbr � identify areas for surface and ground water development and help to set up the conditions for the preparation of a country�wide Water Master Plan. br

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German Agency for Technical Cooperation,Water Development Agency, Somalia

Farahaane Irrigation Rehabilitation Project - Topographical and Cadastral Survey Report

Both the Cadastral and topographic survey work were carried out as part of the data collection stage of the Farahaane Irrigation Rehabilitation Project under an agreemeat between the Ministry of Agriculture of the Somali Democratic Republic and Sir M MacDonald and Partners Ltd. The aim of the surveying work was to provide adequate appropriate information to permit the preparation of detailed designs and contract documents to be drawn up for international tendering. The overall aim of the project is to rehabilitate a net area of about 4 700 ha, emphasis being placed upon the provision of drainage, improved roads and the remodelling of existing canals, along with the provision of silt free water throughout the year. br

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Sir M MacDonald and Partners Limited

Jubba environmental and socioeconomic studies Volume IV - Bibliography

This bibliography is a revised version of the JESS bibliography that was published in 1986, relating specifically to social and environmental systems in Somalia as well as river basin assessment and planning, in general. Many new references have been added and the bibliography has been organized into 22 different sections, corresponding to the subject codes (BIBCODE) being used by the JESS team in Somalia. In each section, citations are listed alphabetically by author or issuing body, and citations dealing specifically with Somalia have been separated from other references within the same section. Each citation is listed only once even if it is multidisciplinary and since it was impossible to secure copies of all references cited, many are simply classified according to the informarion contained in the title. brThe bibliography includes selected monographs, conference papers, journal articles. book chapters. reports, JESS studies and dissertations.

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Unites State Agency for International Development,Associates in Rural Development,Ministry of National planning and Jubba Valley development (Somalia)

Mogambo Irrigation Project, Report on phase II development - Surface irrigation

(Extract from the introduction) The Mogambo Irrigation Project (MIP) have suggested that a limited development of the Phase II area could be implemented by the inclusion of the areas of basin soils not developed under Phase I together with the marginal areas of land included in the Phase II area proposed for sprinkler irrigation but capable of economic development by surface irrigation. This note delineates these areas and proposes surface methods of irrigation suitable for these lighter soils with a less uniform topography.

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Sir M MacDonald and Partners Limited

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Sir M MacDonald and Partners Limited

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Roscoe Moss Inc,Louis Berger International Inc

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