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Title: SUDAN UNDISCOVERED


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SUDAN UNDISCOVERED
  • Ashraf M Zaki
  • SEACA
  • CEO Ashraf Salah Consulting Engineering

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Sudan is the largest country in Africa and in the
Arab World, Tenth largest in the world by area.
1million sq miles
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Conflict
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THE HISTORY
Inhabited 60,000 yrs ago Known to Egypt as the
kingdom of Kush 750 BC, a Kushite king called
Kashta conquered Upper Egypt. His successor,
Piankhy, subdued the delta, reunited Egypt under
the Twenty-fifth Dynasty,
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THE HISTORY
Sudan gained Independence 1956 President Ibrahim
Abboud Queen Elizabeth 1964
Mahadist revolution 1884 1898 Anglo-Egyptian
Sudan 18991956
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THE PEOPLE
Sudan has 597 tribes that speak over 400
different languages and dialects
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THE PEOPLE
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THE PEOPLE
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THE PEOPLE
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RELIGION
70 of population adheres to Islam 30 Christian
Animist
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THE GEOGRAPHY
The world's longest river, the Nile bisects the
country from south to north.
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THE GEOGRAPHY
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Engineering Architecture
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Environment
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Economy - General
Oil is Sudans main export with production
increasing dramatically GDP Growth 8.9 in
2008 GDP per Capita 1,300 Inflation
14.2 Direct foreign investment has stimulated
recent growth as well as a boom in the service
sector, especially transportation and
communication.
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Economy - Agriculture
Kehaila East Agriculture Scheme A resettlement
project of Merowe Dam
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Economy Merowe Dam
The average Sudanese consumes 1/15th of Egyptian
neighbours. Capacity was 728 MW in 2002 Merowe
Dam will double capacity once commissioned.
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One of the largest irrigation projects in the
world. Begun by the British in 1925, the scheme
distributes the waters of the Blue Nile through a
2,700-mile, 2.5 million acres (1 million
hectares) network of canals and ditches to
irrigate fields growing cotton and other cash
crops. 
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Global
SPOT THE ARSENAL SHORTS
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SEACA Sudanese Engineering Architects
Consulting Association
  • Established in 1983.
  • Fully independent voluntary association.
  • Financed by membership fees activities
  • Has 26 members, employing over 500 engineers
  • Only Private consulting offices can be members
  • Working in different architecture and engineering
    projects
  • Member of GAMA 2007
  • Now member of FIDIC

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A Special Thanks to….
  • FIDIC Staff
  • Peter Boswell
  • Enrico Vinc
  • Patrick Batumbya
  • Jorge Diaz Padilla
  • Dr. John Boyd
  • Greg Thomopenlos
  • Finally
  • General Assembly
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