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Agricultural development and diversification strategy in Lower Shabelle

The mission approach to this study was to establish whether or not there was a possibility of Somalia reviving its international banana export trade, without the former benefits of preferential trading terms with EU. If not a possibility, the ojective was to consider what could replace the banana industry to utilise the irrigation water and soil resources for th maximum benefit of the people living there.

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

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Famine Early Warning Systems Network,Mozambique Intergrated Information Network for Decision-Making

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Report on Rehabilitation of Staff Gauges on Juba and Shabelle Rivers in Somalia

This is a report prepared by a consultant contracted by cefa to conduct site surveys and provide detailed site plans of the gauging cross section at Luuq and Bardheere bridges on the Juba River and Belet Weyne and Bulo Burti bridges on the Shabelle River. He was also required to install staff gauges at the four sites provide a brief training to ensure a common standard of record keeping and data transmission is in place for each site among other tasks

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome (Italy),European Committee For Agricultural Training

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European Commission,Oxfam Quebec

Baseline survey and assesment for water and sanitation development and rehabilitation project in Bari Regon, Puntland

As one of its objectives for intervention in the development of Puntland, 0GB wants to enhance peace and stability through increasing self-reliance in water supply among the various communities. The overall objective of the project is therefore to contribute to the process of social rehabilitation and strengthening the communityandrsquos ability to manage their own affairs in terms of ensuring sufficient availability of water and better sanitary conditions. The proposed project will enable communities in the selected project areas to have access to increased quantity of hygienically acceptable water. This project, as a water and sanitation intervention therefore, is planned to address the water and sanitation problems in the intervention areas by: • Extending the duration for which water will be available in the villages by increasing the water holding/maintaining (storing) capacity of existing berkads and by helping the community to construct new ones where appropriate.br • Increasing the awareness of the community about the need for consideration of sanitation issues and integrating sanitation activities in all water related activities, andbr • In close co-operation with other agencies (like Afnica-70) involved in sanitation activities, intensively engaging the (urban) communities in sanitation awareness activities and assisting the local authorities to take up the matter in a sustainable manner.

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ETC East Africa

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Water resources assesment, water supply,planning and rehabilitation surveys; Hydrological and geophysical surveys; Gedo region Somalia January/February 2002

This report presents the results of water resources assessment. water supply planning and rehabilitation surveys in Gedo Regon of Somalia carried out by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Somalia Delegation. The assessment was carried out in January to February 2002, and included hydrogeology and geophysical investigations for shallow wells, rain water catchments and boreholes at selected villages within the Region. Furthermore, it included the physical evaluation of the existing water supply facilities throughout the selected villages in the Gedo Region to assess the rehabilitation and improvement requirements to upgrade water delivery to the communities

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International Rivers Network

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Famine Early Warning Systems Network;,Livestock Early Warning Systems;,Regional Center for Mapping of Resources for Development;,U.S Geological Survey

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Somalia Aid Co-ordination Body

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Republic of Kenya, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources

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Resource Management and Research

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Famine Early Warning Systems Network;,Livestock Early Warning Systems;,Regional Center for Mapping of Resources for Development;,U.S Geological Survey

Somalia flow forecasting model

(Extracts from the introduction) The Somalia flow forecasting model (FFM) is a windows based flow forecasting model for the Juba and Shabelle rivers in Southern Somalia. The model is designed to predict river levels and flows at the main gauging stations on the two rivers. Reliable forecasts of up to a week in advance can be obtained based on the information about levels at the most upstream stations on the two rivers supplemented by observation at other stations

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Center for Ecology and Hydrology,Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome (Italy)

Improved agricultural production in the Oases of Bari region, North East Somalia. Mid-term review

This project was initiated by SAWA, a Dutch Foundation that had to withdraw after one year's input. Cefa an Italian NGO with similar experience and expertise, is continuing the project. This Mid-Term Evaluation assesses the progress towards achieving results, draws lessons learned so far and makes recommendations for the continuation of the project into a second phase being planned for December 2002 to August 2004. The problems being addressed in the horticultural sector are:ul; li Limited availability of qualified trainers and insufficient horticultural knowledge and technical skills at farmers level./li liLimited availability of good quality irrigation waterpoor quality of irrigation infrastructure and poor irrigation management./li liLimited availability of high quality inputs (seeds, fertilizers, tools and pesticides)./li

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