Review Article of American Journal of Transportation and Logistics
Livestock Exports Growth in Sudan and Effect of Transport Section
Omar Ismail Omar Mohammad
Sudan University of Science and Technology, College of Business Studies
This paper presents guidelines to the needs and restrictions that affect the growth of Sudanese livestock exports resulting from the weakness of transportation section. Sudan has a huge livestock population. The livestock has a great contribution in the local economy. The production of livestock in Sudan is increasing effectively in the recent decades. Also, the contribution of livestock to exports has witnessed a gradual growing in the past few decades. The weakness of road and transport infrastructure, however, is affecting the growing of livestock export in Sudan. The livestock production is concentrated in rural areas that far away from the main roads and unconnected to them by paved roads. The road quality, in Sudan, is very poor. The infrastructure does not cover most Sudanese geographical area especially agricultural and livestock areas. Also, the cost of transportation is very high in comparison with international cost. Moreover, road maintenance is very weak and not cover all roads networks. And, there is a lack of finance for new road projects. This study finds out that the roads’ situation in Sudan is not helping the current growing progress of livestock exports and seriously declines that growing.
Keywords: Livestock, Agricultural, Rural, Sudan, Exports, Transport, Roads, Economy.
How to cite this article:
Omar Ismail Omar Mohammad.Livestock Exports Growth in Sudan and Effect of Transport Section. American Journal of Transportation and Logistics, 2020,3:15. DOI:10.28933/ajtl-2020-03-1505
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