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2011

Support to small-scale irrigation development in Eritrea

Erythrée

Titre : Support to small-scale irrigation development in Eritrea

Pays /Région : Erythrée

Localisation  : Maekel and Debub Regions

Code du projet : OSRO/ERI/101/UK

Durée : 01/09/2011 - 31/07/2012

Présentation

Objectif (s) : To improve farmers’ water management capacity and increase economic returns through irrigation farming

Activités : The project supported the completion of the small-scale irrigation programme initiated under the European Union Food Facility project. •The installation of a sprinkler irrigation system in Tseazega village (25 hectares), and drip irrigation systems in Azayihe village (51.14 hectares) and Onaforo village (31 hectares) respectively was completed. •A one-day training on the operation and management of the drip irrigation system was given to members of the Water Users Associations, benefiting 33 and 42 people from Onaforo and Azayihe villages respectively.

Mots clés : ERITREA, EASTERN AFRICA, HORN OF AFRICA, UNITED KINGDOM, IRRIGATION, WATER MANAGEMENT,

Bénéficiaires : 815 households (approximately 4 170 people) in three villages in Maekel and Debub Regions.

Partenaires : Eritrea’s Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Local Government.

Financement : Royaume Uni
Contribution : USD 41 319

FAO

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