KEY MESSAGES

- Description: Design and access to fertility data of cultivated soils by the constitution of a database compiling characteristics of the country's soils
Database constituted by experts with dedicated training and circulated to the largest possible base to engage crop optimization
- Specificity: Data-driven recommendations based on the results of analyses
- Impact: +30% of productivity in covered lands

 

FUNCTIONING

PILLARS OF FERTIMAP DESIGN:
Soil mapping, compiling and completing existing records

Evaluation and mapping of soil fertility, determination of the fertility according to appropriate grid

Establishment of soil fertility norms, formulate fertilization recommendations

Denition of the SIG-Ferti-Conseil tool, valorize the results with an IT interface

Training, reinforce the capabilities of the staff involved in the project

Reinforcement of technical capabilities and infrastructures at country level

 

SCOPE

MOROCCO / CIV / GUINEA / DRC / MALI / TOGO / BENIN
Potential to have an impact on all farmers in the countries concerned
(+8.7 M ha in Morocco)

 

BUDGET

DH 60 M for Morocco

 

IMPACTS

Agricultural productivity
+30% of productivity at national scale for the soils concerned

Climate change
Soil protection
Reasonable use of inputs
Crop to soil matching

Sustainable dev. goals
Increase of small farmers' income

 

NEXT STEPS

Extension of the project to six African countries
Launched in Guinea and Togo
Under reection in Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Mali and DRC