Sieuwnath Naipal

Sieuwnath Naipal
Anton de Kom University · Department of Infrastructure

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In the Nickerie District in West Surinam, rice is cultivated in 22 polders (about 15,000 ha). The district has an average rainfall of around 1800 mm; irrigation is needed to grow two rice crops per year. The main source of the irrigation water is the Nanni Swamp; however, in dry periods additional irrigation water is pumped from the Corantijn River...
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In Surinam, the contribution of the exploitation of the natural resources (minerals and forest products) is gradually decreasing. Subsequently, the agricultural sector (mainly the rice sector) becomes more important for the national income and food security. The rice sector, however, has become less competitive as the knowledge on recent developmen...

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