A sudden change in the appearance of the landscape from brown and dry to green and wet. There are more than hundred circles of irrigated land, each of them sprinkled with a 400 meter long rotating arm on wheels.
Although Fadil and Gamal find each other in the abstract language of yield gap as the decontextualized numeric shortfall of biomass growth on cultivated plots, Fadil's main concern is with managing concrete forces which open up that gap.
Amar worked a large part of his life in the world famous Gezira Irrigation scheme across the Nile as an Agricultural Engineer. While he lives in Khartoum, he still has a house in Madhi, which he often visits in the weekend.