Irrigation Development in Africa: Lessons of Experience is a veritable encyclopedia of information on African irrigation. It describes a significant subset of the African irrigation experience, from traditional flood recession systems to large projects like Gezira and Bura.
1. Introduction 2. Hydrological Environments 3. Agronomy and Irrigation in Africa 4. Technical Difficulties 5. Case Studies 6. Socioeconomic Issues 7. Land Tenure Issues 8. Irrigation Project Economics 9. Irrigation Management 10. Implications for Donors