Gashua Journal of Irrigation and Desertification Studies is one of the two university- based journals being published by the Federal University, Gashua. This has come to be as a result of the policy of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) to make fund available for publication of university-based journals. GJIDS publishes peer-reviewed original research and critical reviews on agriculture, irrigation, environmental studies, desertification studies, forestry, wildlife, fisheries and aquaculture. The journal also consider a limited number of relevant scholarly manuscripts addressing ethical or socioeconomic issues related to modern agricultural and environmental sciences as applicable to developing countries. GJIDS is double blind peer-reviewed.