Irrigation development and adaptation of irrigated agriculture to climate change in semi-arid Morocc (GCF-FP042)

Countries
  • Morocco
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Green Climate Fund (GCF)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Apr 1, 2017
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Borrower
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries - Direction de l'Irrigation et de l'Amenagement de l'Espace Ag
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 21.34 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 81.11 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
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Updated in EWS Jul 29, 2020


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Project Description

Providing sustainable irrigation to improve the climate resilience of subsistence oasis farming and larger-scale date and olive agriculture within the Boudnib Valley.

Ensuring the long-term preservation of underground water supplies is essential to protect both oasis subsistence farming and the larger-scale date and olive farms from climate change risks. This project will create a connecting irrigation system to the Kaddoussa Dam that is currently being built upstream of the Guir wadi, ensuring downstream agricultural sustainability by providing surface water for farming. This will improve the situation of oasis agriculture and alleviate the pressure on the deep groundwater. The project will build the climate-resilience of oasis communities, and set up cross-cutting sustainability measures such as technical assistance, groundwater preservation, and environmental and social impacts management.

Expected project benefits:
GCF results areas
UN Sustainable Development Goal
* #6 Clean water and sanitation

Investment Description
  • Green Climate Fund (GCF)
Contact Information

Agence Française de Developpement (AFD)
Mr. Pierre Forestier
Tel: +33 153444536

Ms. Audrey Rojkoff
Tel: +33 1 53 44 61 77

 

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