Upper Doukkala Irrigation Project


Project Summary

Approval Date 29 Oct 1991
Signature Date 05 Mar 1992
Planned Completion Date 30 Jun 2000
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2000
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31140
Commitment U.A 75,373,222.3
Status Completion

Project General Description

The present intervention deals with the Upper Doukkala Irrigation Project. It consists of developing and equipping 16,000 hectares which were to make up the first of four successive tranches of a programme to irrigate 64,000 hectares. The project should permit: (i) construction of a headrace tunnel, a pumping station with four generators and a main canal; (ii) installation of irrigation systems on 16,000 hectares; (iii) re-plotting operations, opening of feeder roads, construction of sanitation systems; and (iv) installation of a scheme protection facility, and supervision of farmers. The project consists of five (05) components, namely: (A) construction of the water headrace tunnels; (B) layout of the irrigation schemes; (C) studies and supervision of works; (D) agricultural development and perimeter management; (E) project management and coordination.

Project Objectives

The objective of the project is to contribute to the country’s food security while greatly improving Morocco’s trade balance. From a regional standpoint, this project should help increase in the medium-term, the incomes of some 27,000 individual farming households.

Beneficiaries

The main beneficiaries of the project are the agricultural populations of the Doukkala region.

Participating Organization

Funding
African Development Bank
Extending
Government Of Morocco
Implementing
OFFICE REGIONAL DE MISE EN VALEUR AGRICOLE DE DOUKKALA (ORMVAD)

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IATI identifier 46002-P-MA-AAC-003
Last Update 22 Nov 2020

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Country Morocco