Projects


Ecofarm research project in the Northern and Southern Kordofan states

2007-2010

The goal of this project is to test certain improved choice basket technologies in order to determine their relevance for traditional farmers on a small scale in the Kordofan and Darfour states in the western part of the Sudan.

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Impact Assessment of Existing Water Harvesting Techniques and Their Effects on Livelihood and Food

2010

This study would provide a check for some of the existing water harvesting techniques, constraints in their adoption, and how they can be improved to enhance livelihood.

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National Workshop on: Climate Change and the implications for Dry Lands Management in Sudan

2011

This project aims to promote understanding of climate change and its possible socioeconomic, environmental and political implications at national and local levels.

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Effect of Improved Zero Tillage on Cereal Crops Performances

2010

This project seeks to address the key challenges of soil degradation and related problems of drylands facing most resource-poor farmers and how improved zero tillage could provide a more suitable answer to these problems.

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Climate Change Adaptive Production Technologies for Crop and Livestock in Kordofan Region

2012-2014

The purpose of this project is to identify and recommend promising technologies and innovations for addressing climate change and enhance food security.

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Utilization of composted baggasse, water hyacinth and banana wastes in reclamation of desert soils

2010-2013

Inputs of organic materials play a central role in the productivity of many tropical farming systems by providing nutrients through decomposition and substrate for synthesis of soil organic matter. Organic inputs are currently of low quality and insufficient quantity to maintain soil fertility.

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Changes and threats facing nomads in drylands

2010

Sudan, in general, and the study area in particular is the homeland of the largest remaining traditional pastoralist population in the African Sahel. Most of this pastoral population inhabits the sparsely populated, dry marginal areas, furthest from centers of economic and political power.

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Ecofarm Sudan

2006-2010

The Ecofarm research project is intended to test, verify and introduce technologies that could contribute to improving crops and livestock productivity and enhance the food security and income of the population, and reduce conflict over natural resources.

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