Darfur Agriculture from self-reliant to economic cash crops production at jebel marra rural development project (JMRDP) central darfur State-Sudan

Darfur Agriculture from self-reliant to economic cash crops production at jebel marra rural development project (JMRDP) central darfur State-Sudan

Author: 
Abduelsalam Gumaa Abduelaziz, Hussein Mohamed Badawi, Fteema Mohammed Ezzeldin
Abstract: 

The study was conducted between the period of 2012-2015 to identify the progress and promotion of rural development activities mainly in major vegetable crops production. And how much forwards rural community encourage for participation and decision making in the adoption and diffusion of agricultural innovations. It was conducted at Jebel Marra Rural Development Project Central Darfur State, Sudan. Random sampling method was cart out to select 200 respondents from three sectors Zalingei, Wadisalih is one of the study districts and Nyertete. Data were collected by face-to-face interviews using structured questionnaire and observation during frequent field surveys visits. Frequency distribution and percentage were used for data analysis. Furthermore statistical packages for social sciences (SPSS) used. The study findings indicated that agricultural innovations awareness was diffused out, while there is new open areas were expanded and working tools were introduced and well developed as well as in compression with the previous ones. It is also revealed that there are well educated people involved in the agriculture work with professionalism at practices and deal with the new innovations adopted. The study proposed these recommendations to encouraging rural community to work in agricultural sector and to make the rural areas more attractive. These including provision of incentives like subsidies agricultural inputs, banking facilities and extension services, technical education, vocational skills training, to equip rural community with agricultural skills and knowledge, both the public and private sectors may establish small rural industries depending on available agricultural products as a raw materials to absorb the rural people exactly women in the workforce.

Paper No: 
526