Sudan Irrigation Modernization and Agricultural Productivity Project (WB-P177091)

  • Sudan
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Voting Date
Mar 31, 2022
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Republic of Sudan
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 300.00 million
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 300.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 300.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jun 2, 2022

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Project Description
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According to bank document, the project objective is to improve irrigation and drainage services and to improve agricultural support services in and around selected irrigation areas in Sudan.

The project has three components:

  1. Component 1: Pathways for Building Robust Irrigated Agriculture Institutions ($30 million). This component aims to address key institutional, policy, regulatory and technical bottlenecks that hamper effective coordination, planning and implementation of the irrigated agriculture sub-sector that will support both MoIWR and MoA.

    1. Sub-component 1.1. Strengthening Sector Planning and Oversight ($7 million).

    2. Sub-component 1.2: Institutional Capacity Strengthening and Capacity building ($10 million).

    3. Sub-component 1.3: Project Management and Coordination ($13 million).

  2. Component 2: Revitalization of Irrigated Agriculture (US $230 million)- This component aims to finance catalytic infrastructure investments in a comprehensive and participatory manner.

    1. Sub-component 2.1: Rehabilitation and Modernization of Medium Size Pump Irrigation Schemes (US $120 million)

    2. Sub-component 2.2: Rehabilitation and Modernization of Spate Irrigation Schemes (US $60 million)

    3. Sub-component 2.3: Improving Water Management for large Scale irrigation (US $50 million)

  3. Component 3: Strengthening Agricultural Services ($40 million). This component includes two subcomponents, which will focus on improving agricultural knowledge and practices, on-farm water management and, farm mechanization, value addition and strengthening agriculture market service linkages.

    1. Sub-component 3.1 Enhancing farmer capacity in good agricultural practices ($ 15 million).

    2. Sub-component 3.2: Improving Support Services for Agricultural value chains ($25 million)

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World Bank:
Habab Taifour, Laura Bonzanigo, Mohammad Imtiaz Akhtar Alvi
Senior Water Resources Management Specialist

Republic of Sudan
Siddig Eobied
Director of the Financial Institutions, Ministry of Finance

Implementing Agencies:
Ministry of Agriculture
Abdelrahman Hutur
Undersecretary, Ministry of Agriculture

Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources
Dawalbeit Abdelrahman Mansoor
Undersecretary, Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources 


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