|Approval Date||27 May 2009|
|Signature Date||17 Jun 2009|
|Planned Completion Date||31 Dec 2019|
|Last Disbursement Planned Date||31 Dec 2019|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|Sector||Agriculture and Rural Development|
|DAC Sector Code||31110|
This program has been designed in response to Mali’s food crisis. It is the first phase of the Irrigation Development Program in Bani Basin and Sélingué (PDI-BS). This program covers the development and enhancement of 32 545 ha of rice land including 24,540 ha in controlled submersion, 915 ha of double-cropped rice under full water control, 6 820 ha of bourgou fields for livestock farming, 554 ha of vegetable crops and 270 ha of fish ponds. The PDI-BS will consolidate actions undertaken under the Middle Bani Plains Development Program for the development and the Maninkoura Perimeter Development Project . Its implementation should also contribute to increase the level of mobilization of Bani’s water resources by creating of a reservoir of 300 million m3.
The objective of the Bani Basin and Sélingué Irrigation Development Program(PDI-BS) - Phase I aims to contribute to food security and poverty reduction in Mali.
The program is expected to directly affect nearly 12,000 farms, or about 130,000 people, most of whom are women. In total, an additional annual production of 52,000 tonnes of paddy rice, 3,620 tonnes of vegetables, 588 tonnes of beef, 6 million liters of milk and 880 tonnes is expected at the end of the first phase.
African Development Fund
Government Of Mali
Ministère du Développement Rural /Direction Nationale du Génie Rural
|Last Update||19 Jan 2021|
|14 -6||Region de Segou|