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2017

Drops for Crops ; Improving water-use efficiency in North Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

Titre : Drops for Crops ; Improving water-use efficiency in North Burkina Faso

Pays : Burkina Faso

Date/Durée : 2017

Descriptif
The Drops 4 Crops project in Burkina Faso aims to provide access to water for irrigation to 1600 smallholder vegetable producers. At the same time, water efficiency should be increased by 34% compared to current practices. The project is implemented by a consortium including Woord en Daad, ASPMY, LWI and ODE. PRACTICA provides technical support to the farmers association and project partner ASPMY (Association des Producteurs Maraîchers de Yatenga).

Activités
• Develop, test and demonstrate different techniques for well construction, water pumping and irrigation • Monitor and evaluate the water productivity for different technologies • Train project partners and local businesses on technology selection, installation and maintenance • Develop strategies for upscaling and sustainable growth

Objectifs
To increase the availability and accessibility of technologies and services that allows farmers to produce more potatoes and onions per m3 of water used.

Présentation (Practica Foundation)

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