CONTEXT

- Bilateral cooperation agreement between Mali and Morocco, endorsed during the agricultural fair SIAM in Meknès in 2014

 

INTEGRATED WATER MANAGEMENT APPROACH

WATER MANAGEMENT
> Improvement of the current irrigation canal (valves, etc.)
> Development of several irrigation canals

LAND MANAGEMENT
> Mechanical and chemical land clearing
> Landscaping (windbreakers, plantations of bushes)
> Creation of 2-ha plots for rice cultivation

INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT
> Development of a drainage network
> Water management plants (pressurization, filtering, etc.)
> Development of power lines

 

SCOPE

MALI

 

STAKE

Finance the $100 Millions required to develop the project

 

IMPACT & NEXT STEPS

Sustainable impact
Adaptation to climate change and limitation of their effects through soil rehabilitation and sustainable water management practices
Socio-economic benefits for small rice growers

Next steps
Validation of project specifications
Feasibility studies (topography, etc.)
Identification of the partners

 

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