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  • Low-lying areas flooded during the wet season, known as fadama areas, are scattered across the ecological zones of Guinea Savanna, Sudan Savanna, and the Sahel.

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  • The remaining is classified as fadama irrigation, which resulted from the NFDP.

    Water profile of Nigeria

  • Pilot asset acquisition support, to enhance the fadama users 'productivity and income by facilitating their acquisition of productive assets;

    Water profile of Nigeria

  • Dry-season farming on fadama lands has two advantages for farmers:

    Water profile of Nigeria

  • Where cultural practices are enforced strictly, so that married women cannot engage directly in fadama farming, they cultivate land they may inherit or purchase by using the labor of their husbands, friends, other male relatives or hired workers.

    Water profile of Nigeria

  • Farmer-owned and - operated small pump schemes, mostly of the fadama type, continue to expand.

    Water profile of Nigeria

  • They became involved in irrigation in the early 1980s, mainly in small-scale fadama development.

    Water profile of Nigeria

  • Single-cylinder water-cooled diesel motor driving a pump and extracting from a tubewell in a fadama or in alluvial plains.

    Water profile of Nigeria

  • Major fadama areas are located along the flood plains of the Niger, Sokoto Rima, Benue, and Yobe rivers.

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  • Extensive areas of fadama, fisheries and wildlife habitats were wiped out.

    Water profile of Nigeria

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  • Zarma word meaning "marshy soil".

    February 8, 2010