Word Bank Opportunity: $180M Water in Agriculture Project in Morocco
The goal: build resilient water-for-agriculture system, improve on-farm irrigation and increase access to advisory services
Jul 24, 2022 / 2 Min
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The World Bank* has approved $180M for a “Resilient and Sustainable Water in Agriculture” Project in Morocco. It was approved in March 2022 and will close in June 2028.
The project development objectives (PDO) are to: (i) enhance the governance of water in agriculture ; (ii) improve quality of Irrigation services; (iii) increase access to advisory services and to modern on-farm irrigation technologies in the Project Areas.
Consultation services as to “modernization of irrigation and drainage” are open for bid for international firms and estimated at $1.6M.
Implementing Agency: Morocco Ministry of Agriculture - Directorate of Irrigation.
For more information on this project see: https://projects.worldbank.org/en/projects-operations/project-detail/P175747
* The World Bank provides low-interest loans, zero to low-interest credits, and grants to developing countries. These support a wide array of investments in such areas as education, health, public administration, infrastructure, financial and private sector development, agriculture, and environmental and natural resource management. Some of our projects are cofinanced with governments, other multilateral institutions, commercial banks, export credit agencies, and private sector investors.