⇒ To assist Ministry of Water Resources and Electricity through scientific research, to find effective and economical solutions for the problems related to water resources management and development.

⇒ Development and improvement of appropriate engineering techniques and methodologies.

⇒ Improve engineering standards related to sustainable water resources management and development.

⇒ Contribute to research related to the water environment.

⇒ Exchange of experiences and information with similar national, regional and international institutes, centers and organizations to expand the knowledge base in water research.

⇒ Human Capacity building of all sectors and departments related to the water resources use in accordance with the national water policy.

⇒ Provide technical consultancy related to water projects and research.


The Hydraulic Research Center (HRC - Sudan) is the research arm of the Ministry of Water Resources and Electricity, Sudan.

It is located in Wad Medani, Gezira State. It was established by the technical assistance of the UNDP program in 1976 - 1986 to support the development of the water sector in Sudan, with the main mission as “to support decision making of water resources management in Sudan through solution-oriented research”.