Gabon Mineral Port Planning
There has been increasing interest in the use of topping-off and top-loading vessel transport systems to ease the burden of expenditures for deepening harbors to fully load large vessels....

Port of Kismayo (Somalia) Rehabilitation
Extensive deterioration of the 2070 ft long four-berth, marginal wharf at the Port of Kismayo necessitated a major rehabilitation to maintain operations. The selected scheme was a steel...

N-Values Used to Predict Settlements of Piles in Egypt
A method is proposed for using the standard penetration N-values to predict the load-settlement curves for different piles used in Egyptian soils. The method is based on H. G. Poulos-E....

Effect of African Drought on Water Resource Management in Egypt
1980 marked the beginning of the worst drought to hit the Sahel and east Africa in 70 years. The consequences of the drought were compounded by inappropriate farming methods, bureaucratic...

Principles for Coastal Zone Management in South Africa
The southern tip of the African continent is characterized by a wide variety of coastal environmental conditions, ranging from a steeply tilted topography with sub-tropical summer rainfall...

Influence of the Drought Phenomenas of the Senegalese Coastal Ecosystems: The Case of the Saloum Estuary and Mangrove Area
The persistent drought, with the strong reduction in freshwater, causes an oversalinity from upstream to downstream in the Saloum waters. The mangrove system operates such as an inverse...

A Micro-Computer Simulation Model Based on South African Hydrology
This paper presents the development of a micro-computer compatible hydrological simulation model wherein an attempt has been made to satisfy some of the modelling needs in South Africa....

Low Technology Aid Urged for Africa

Design and Performance of Shiroro Rockfill Dam
Shiroro Dam, constructed across the Kaduna River in Nigeria, is a rockfill dam with reinforced concrete facing. The dam was completed in late 1983, and reservoir impounding started in...

Touring and Development of the Coastal Area: The Touristic Duality of the Senegalese Small Coast
The 'Small coast' stretches from Bargny (South of Dakar) to the Sangomar Cape on more than 100 km. It is a low and sandy coast. Made of large muddy areas and...

End Reaches of Three Ephemeral Streams in Sudan (Statement of Experience)

Probabilistic Characterization of Nigerian Falls
A probabilistic method of subsurface characterization is developed for sites in Southern Nigeria. This method is based on the use of statistics to analyze real field data and determine...

Improvement of Irrigation Outlets

Current Status of Urban Hydrology in Nigeria
Urban hydrological research is largely in its infancy in Nigeria. Most cities are unplanned and unsewered. There is no Hydrological Research Institute and only two or three Universities...

Urban Hydrology
National progress reports on urban hydrology are presented. These reports include assessments of advances that have taken place in the past five years, what progress has been made and...

Conserving the Coastal Resources of East Africa

Swell and Creep Properties of an African Black Clay

German Research Results About African Lateritic Soils

Observed Slope and Road Failures in Some Nigerian Residual Soils

Land Application Options in Alexandria, Egypt

 

 

 

 

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