Research on water management of rice fields in the Nile Delta, Egypt by S. El Guindy

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Published by International Institute for Land Reclamation and Improvement in Wageningen, The Netherlands .

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StatementS. El Guindy and I.A. Risseeuw ; edited by H.J. Nijland.
SeriesPublication / International Institute for Land Reclamation and Improvement ;, 41, Publication (International Institute for Land Reclamation and Improvement) ;, 41.
ContributionsRisseeuw, I. A.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 91/11795 (S)
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Pagination72 p. :
Number of Pages72
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Open LibraryOL2135931M
ISBN 109070754088
LC Control Number88202333

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: El Guindy, S. Research on water management of rice fields in the Nile Delta, Egypt. Wageningen: International Institute for Land Reclamation and Improvement, On – farm water management in rice fields at North Nile Delta, Egypt Article (PDF Available) January with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

This book contains the main results of a comprehensive study of the water manage- ment and drainage of areas with rice in the crop rotation. The study was conducted in the Egyptian Nile Delta as part of the Joint Programme of Technical Co-operation between Egypt and The Netherlands.

In book: Volume title: The Nile Delta, Springer Project Coordinator: Andrea Schlitzberger Spring, /__, Dec. One of the main challenges facing water management in Egypt. Satoh M and Goto A () Water Reuse System, in Advanced Paddy Field Engineering, Shinzan-sha Sci.

& Tech, Tokyo, Japan Shehata SA, Badr AS (), Water Quality Changes in River Nile Cairo. Crop Water footprint estimation and modeling using an artificial neural network approach in the Nile Delta, Egypt Ahmed Elbeltagi, Jinsong Deng, Ke Wang, Yang Hong Article   In addition, the model packages for surface water and groundwater modeling, research, and analysis need to be continuously updated to improve Egypt’s water situation.

Beneficiaries. Rural communities located in the Nile Delta region who are dependent on irrigated agriculture benefitted greatly from the project. conditions in the Nile Delta and the rice varieties used in Egypt, the critical value is around dS/m (Abdel-Dayem and Ritzema, ).

Regardless of the type of subsurface drainage system (modified or conventional), the level of the standing water in the rice fields results in a downward flux of.

The Nile Delta represents about % of the total area of Egypt; without the Nile V alley and Delta, Egypt is mainly a desert country (Fig. It account s for 63 % of. El Guindy S, Risseeuw IA () Research on water management of rice fields in the Nile Delta, Egypt.

International Institute for Land Reclamation and Improvement/ILRI, Wageningen, Netherlands. Publicat p ISBN 90 Google Scholar. Location of Repository Research on water management of rice fields in the Nile Delta, Egypt By El S.

Guindy, I.A. Risseeuw and H.J. Nijland Get PDF (4 MB). Abstract. This chapter aims to describe and clarify the present irrigation and drainage management system and the actual water distribution and farmer behavior in the delta using case studies conducted at several sites in the middle delta covering the field, on-farm and basin levels.

The soil salinization problem in Egypt's Nile Delta and related policy issues are addressed in regards to the need to create water supplies for new irrigation projects by, for instance, re-use of irrigation drainage waters and limits on rice plantings, and at the same time improving the agricultural productivity of the Nile Delta through, for instance, subsurface drainage in water-logged.

Since the water resources in Egypt are limited and depend on the Nile river. Egypt water allocation is × 10 9 m 3 a year and with tremendous increase in the population, production has to be. Nile Water Jonglie Canal Project, Phase (1) -- Groundwater in the Nile Valley and Delta Reuse of drainage water in Nile Delta Reduced fresh water to the sea Shifts in the cropping patterns Research on water management of rice fields in the Nile Delta improvement savings Deep groundwater in desert aquifers Treated wastewater Research on water management of rice fields in the Nile Delta, Egypt: Author(s) Guindy, S.

El; Risseeuw, I.A.; Nijland, H.J. Source: Wageningen: ILRI (ILRI publication 41) - ISBN - Department(s) International Institute for Land Reclamation and Improvement: Publication type: Research report: Publication year: Keyword(s). Water Requirement Components of some Egyptian Rice Varieties in North Nile Delta Moursi, E.

and A. Abdelkhalek1 1Soils, Water and Environment Research Institute – Agric. Res. Center – Giza, Egypt Received ApAccepted. Title: Research on water management of rice fields in the Nile Delta, Egypt: Author: Guindy, El S., Risseeuw, I.A., Nijland, H.J. Date issued: Access.

Egypt - Pioneering Participatory Integrated Water Resources Management in the Nile Delta (English) Abstract. The World Bank’s Global Environmental Facility (GEF) Trust Fund financed a project centered on piloting participatory Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in the Nile Delta.

Keywords: Nile Delta, Field water management, Tillage practices, Rice productivity, Water use efficiency JOURNALS FREE ACCESS Volume Issue Pages   Investigation of irrigation performance at the tertiary canal level in the Nile Delta of Egypt.

Pages Article. Application of GCOM-C SGLI for agricultural water management via field evapotranspiration. Masahiro Tasumi, Masao Analysis by numerical experiments of desalinization of a salt-affected paddy field using a rice husk.

In addition, before reaching Egypt, the Nile passes through many countries that have their own needs for water. For this reason, Egypt may suffer from a severe water shortage in the future.

Egypt is trying to make effective use of the limited water resources available to continue providing its people with an enjoyable and prosperous life. The investigated area is a part of the newly reclaimed land in the Western Nile Delta, Egypt ().It locates in UTM zone 36 between Longitude: 29° 44′ to 30° 09′ E and Latitude: 30° 28′ to 30° 50′ N, and occupies km total land reclamation area in the whole Western Nile Delta region is around km 2 includes km 2 reclaimed areas before (Bakr et al., ).

Rice is typically grown in bunded fields that are continuously flooded up to 7−10 days before harvest. Continuous flooding helps ensure sufficient water and control weeds. Lowland rice requires a lot of water. On average, it takes 1, liters of water to produce 1 kg of rice in.

Rice is one of the world’s significant food crops, especially in Egypt. The distribution data of planted and harvested paddy rice fields are essential for food security and the management of water resources.

The determined area within agricultural associations is often subjective, expensive, labor intensive, time-consuming, and prone to errors.

Therefore, this study aimed to determine the. Marmar Mabrouk, Andreja Jonoski, Gualbert H. Oude Essink and Stefan Uhlenbrook, Impacts of Sea Level Rise and Groundwater Extraction Scenarios on Fresh Groundwater Resources in the Nile Delta Governorates, Egypt, Water, /w, 10, 11, (), ().

DOI: / Corpus ID: Water pollution in the Middle Nile Delta, Egypt: An environmental study @inproceedings{ElKowranyWaterPI, title={Water pollution in the Middle Nile Delta, Egypt: An environmental study}, author={Samy I. El-Kowrany and Enas A. El Zamarany and Kholoud A.

El-Nouby and Dalia A. El-Mehy and Ehab A. Abo Ali and Ahmad Azam Othman and. The following articles ensued: “Actual Changes in Irrigation Management with Year Improvement Project: A Case of the Dakalt District in the Nile Delta”, “Comprehensive Analysis for Yield Response to Different Irrigation Management in the Nile Delta of Egypt”, “Impacts of Increasing Rice Area on Water Sufficiency, Soil Salinity and.

Soil salinization in the Nile Delta and related policy issues in Egypt Tarek H.S. Kotba,*,1, Tsugihiro Watanabeb, Yoshihiko Oginob, Kenneth K. Tanjic aMinistry of Public Works and Water Resources of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Giza, Egypt bFaculty of Agriculture, Osaka Prefecture University, Gakuencho Sakai, OsakaJapan cDepartment of Land, Air and Water.

In the Nile Delta, a complex network of canals collects drainage water from surface‐irrigated fields but also from municipal wastewater.

The goal of this work was to assess the technical, environmental, and financial feasibility of the upgrade of a drainage canal (DC) into either an in‐stream constructed wetland (ICW) or a canalized facultative lagoon (CFL), in order to produce a water. This paper provides the methodology and results of a cross-scale diagnostic performance assessment program of the irrigation water management in the old lands of the Nile Delta of Egypt.

The analysis was done at three levels; main canal level, branch canals level and on-farm level of the Meet Yazid command (82, ha) for the year – to highlight areas for improvement. Abdel Aziz Haikal reaches down to grab a green shoot from a paddy field in Egypt’s northern Nile Delta at a time of year when the plant should be filled with rice grains.

Instead the farmer rubs. The Nile valley and the Nile Delta are the most important agricultural production areas and as such, population density is extremely high, estimated at 1, inhabitants per km² (). Farmers try to boost their production, but irrigation water is in short supply, mainly during the summer season.

The water policy corresponds to water storage expansion of the Nile river within and outside Egypt for the country’s benefit, including: i) the 2 nd increase in height of the Aswan Dam (up to a storage capacity of 2 million m³), ii) the construction of the Jebel Aulia dam on the While Nile in Sudan, saving 2 million m³ per year.

However, this ratio is higher in the middle and south of the Nile Delta and lower in the northern parts, where water logging and salinization take place. Fig. Irrigation and drainage network s in the Nile Delta. Abd-Alla Gad and R.

Ali / Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences 19 () Table 4. Canal Witdh and Length (km). On average about liters of water is used to produce 1 kilo of rice. This number can vary depending on climate, soil type and water management practices.

The government has restricted cultivation of rice to an area of 1 million acres (farmers were previously able to use most of the Nile Delta for cultivation) in specified areas of the Nile. The offshore Nile Delta basin is considered as one of the most promising province in Egypt which has an excellent potential gas and condensate reserves for future exploration.

This study aimed to characterize the origin of natural gas and to determine whether it is biogenic, thermogenic or mixed processes which are considered the dominant generation pathways. Ahmed Abd-Rabo used to get all the water he needed to feed his crops 50 km (30 miles) from Egypt's River Nile.

Then supplies in the canal linking his seven acres to the river dwindled as other. For seven years the Nile Delta village of Kafr Ziada has been banned from growing rice. But like most Egyptian farming communities, it has shrugged off restrictions aimed at conserving water.

The area of cultivated rice in Egypt is about 9 billion cubic meters of water per year of Egypt's share of Nile water of 55 billion cubic meters. But rice is not the most water-consuming, as banana uses three times the amount of water consumed by the acres of rice, so more solutions should be seen instead of reducing the areas of rice, which is.

Archaeological and historical articles, news, and media that focus upon the reliability of the Exodus narratives of the Old Testament, circa BC.Many of the sites named in the Exodus itinerary have been connected to their counterpart Egyptian names due to recent textual and archaeological research.

New Evidence from Egypt on Location of Exodus Sea Crossing - Associates for Biblical Research. Though the delta and the river together were long the source of Egypt’s wealth and greatness, they now face relentless assault from both land and sea.

The latest threat is a massive dam scheduled to be completed this year on the headwaters of the Blue Nile, which supplies 59 percent of Egypt’s water.

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