CONTEXT

- Bilateral cooperation agreement between Guinea-Bissau and Morocco to design and implement an irrigation perimeter on 1 000 ha of rice elds

 

A 3-STEP PROJECT FOR SUSTAINABLE IMPACT

Feasibility study 2-3 months
> Educational study
> Preliminary topographic study
> Design of the implementation phase (timetable and nancing plan)

Implementation phase 5 months
> Water mobilization structures (3 pumping stations)
> Development of an irrigation and sanitation networks relying on the organization in plots (2.5 ha each)
> Landscaping for rice plots and development of irrigation canals

Monitoring For one year
> Assistance from a specialized research and consulting firm

 

SCOPE

GUINEA-BISSAU

 

STAKE

Finance the USD ~5 millions required to develop the project

 

IMPACTS & NEXT STEPS

Sustainable impact
Adaptation to climate change and limitation of their effects by restoring soils and with sustainable water management practices
Socio-economic benefits for small rice growers

Next steps
Launch of the feasibility study
Identication of the partners

 

The "AAA" initiative can help the project by identifying potential partners and financing sources