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2012

On-Farm Irrigation Development Project (Egypt)

Egypte

THE OPEC FUND FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Titre : On-Farm Irrigation Development Project (Egypt)

Pays : Egypte

Secteur  : Agriculture

Date d’approbation : 12.12.2012

Description
To modernize irrigation infrastructure in four governorates to improve water efficiency, increase yields and boost incomes of smallholder farmers. The project proposes to support the Government’s efforts to modernize farm-level irrigation on about 55,000 feddans through the implementation of the following components :
* rehabilitation and modernization of marwa and farm-level irrigation in the areas of El-Behira, Kafr El-Sheikh, Dakahlia and Sharkeya
* procurement of equipment and vehicles
* capacity building to enhance farmer knowledge and the uptake of improved irrigation and associated land improvement and crop production techniques
* project implementation unit

This will, in turn, help reduce poverty levels and increase food security for about 70,000 people.

Loan Administrator : OPEC Fund
Agence d’exécution : Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation (MALR)
Co-financement : Government

Informations financières
OPEC Fund Contribution (US$m) : 35.00
Total Project Cost (USDm) : 43.00

OPEC/OFID

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