Cost Recovery for Multipurpose Water Delivery Systems in Egypt
This study addresses the problem of distributing costs to the beneficiaries of incremental expenditures needed to improve the performance of the Nile water delivery system in Egypt. Emphasis...

Coastal Erosion in Senegal—The Case of Rufisque
Studies conducted in Rufisque (Senegal) have contributed to the understanding of coastal erosion processes. The historical evolution of the coastline between 1959 and 1980 shows different...

On the Ecology and Sustainability of Penaeid Shrimp (Coastal) Fishing in Nigeria
The Nigerian coastline which is about 850-km long is indented with lagoon systems in the West, extensive mangrove swamp and a delta complex (Niger delta) which opens to the sea through...

Utilization of the Coastal Areas for Aquaculture in Nigeria
The current domestic fish production in Nigeria is estimated to be 363,706 tonnes whereas the projected demand is 1,237,000 tonnes. This leaves a deficit in demand of 874,294 tonnes which...

Implications of Environmental Dynamics for Sustainable Environment and Resources Management Futures in the Niger Delta
The paper examines the implications of environmental dynamics for environmental sustainability and resources management futures. The paper first discusses the concept and characteristics...

The Challenges of Global Warming and Climate Change on Coastal Resources Future and Development in West and Central Africa
The paper examines the challenges posed by the possible impacts of the expected global warming and climate change on the coastal resources futures and development of west and central Africa....

Roller Compacted Concrete Arch/Gravity Dams—South African Experience
The paper traces the development of roller compacted concrete (RCC) dams in South Africa, and in particular the application to arch/gravity dams. The Department of Water Affairs and Forestry...

Pavement Response Measuring System

Combined Allocation and Operation Model
Delft Hydraulics has developed a model package for the water management of irrigation schemes. The model package runs on a Personal Computer and is to be used by local water managers....

Case Studies of Utilizing a Flexible Automated Supply in Developing Countries
The need is seldom questioned for a water supply that is available when the crop needs it - frequency; at a rate that can be satisfactorily used; and for a duration that provides just...

An Airfield Pavement Forensic Analysis: Cairo East Air Base
The US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES) was requested by the Middle East/Africa Projects Office in April 1989 to provide technical assistance in analyzing an unstable asphalt...

The Design of a Reclamation Scheme by Preloading

Use of Pilot Projects for Technology Transfer in Developing Countries
Pilot projects of various sizes - 25-1100 ha of farm land - have been used to demonstrate new concepts in water supply and farming practices in Sri Lanka, India and Pakistan, and they...

Monitoring of the 1985/86 Beach Nourishment Project at Bar Beach, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
Bar Beach, Victoria Island, is Nigeria's foremost leisure beach and has been the site of very active erosion following the completion in 1912 of two stone breakwaters perpendicular...

Public Participation in the Planning of a Coastal Reserve in South Africa
The Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, an internationally recognised landmark due to its geographic position, historical importance and scenic splendor, is a major attraction for both domestic...

Geomorphology of the Lekki Barrier-Lagoon Coastline in Nigeria and its Vulnerability to Rising Sea Level
The Lekki barrier-lagoon coast stretches from Lagos (approx. long. 3°25'00E) to Ajumo town (approx. long. 4° 26'00E) a distance over 75km around 6°.25'00N...

Coastal Erosion in Ghana: Causes, Patterns, Research Needs and Possible Solutions
The pattern of coastal erosion in Ghana is described. The causes for spatial differences in the erosional rates on the shoreline are identified as coming from a combination of natural...

Facing the Challenge of Rapid Socio-Political Change and Its Environmental Consequences for the Coastal Zone in Southern Africa: An Abridged Paper
The coastal zone of southern Africa is an asset of inestimable value. But the finite resources of this coast are subject to the demands of a rapidly growing population. Moreover much of...

Beach Change Magnitudes in Relation to Dynamic Phases on Dissipative Coasts
Dissipative-prone beaches are statistically and aethestically the most significant on open sea sandy coasts. These beaches owe their widespread occurrence to their temporal stability....

Available Data for Management of the Egyptian Red Sea Coastal Areas
An evaluation of the available data and the existing environmental conditions will help to assess the future potential impacts of oil fields operations, metalliferous muds, phosphate mining...

 

 

 

 

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