At a Glance
|Strategic Outcomes||SO1, SO2, SO5, SO6|
|Start Date||Q3 20190701|
|End Date||q4 20201031|
|Actual Budget (USD)||54,531|
|Actual Expenditure (USD)||35,458.86|
|GGGI Share (USD)||54,531.48|
|Poverty and Gender Policy Markers|
|Name of Client (Lead/Prime implementer if GGGI is part of a consortium)||Government of Ethiopia: Ministry of Agriculture|
|Participating Organization (Funding/donor)|
|Name of consortium members, if any|
Project context, objectives and description
Centered on large-scale solar-powered irrigated wheat production in the Ethiopian lowlands, the Project intends to introduce climate-smart agriculture practices and technologies that enable the country to attain self-sufficiency in wheat production and subsequently to generating foreign exchange earnings through exports. GGGI plans to collaborate with the Government of Ethiopia to solicit investment from the private sector and to develop and implement business models that support the introduction and use of solar-powered irrigation systems in conjunction with climate-smart practices and other technologies.
This project is aligned with IO2. Increased green growth investment flows which enable partner governments to implement green growth policies.
The project intends to i.) reduce food and nutrition insecurity ii.) improve the livelihoods of rural communities iii.) and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the agriculture sector.
Type of services provided, and results achieved
Impact: Contribute to Ethiopia’s goal of attaining self-sufficiency in wheat production by 2022, with low GHG emissions and climate adaptation through large-scale solar-powered irrigation, climate-smart practices and other technologies.
Project Outputs completed in 2019:
i. Green Growth Policies: N/A
ii. Green Investments: N/A
iii. Capacity Building and Knowledge Products: N/A
Number of staff provided
Project Manager: Nardos Desta
Eden Debela, Ida Demmellash, Innocent Kabenga, Mark Gibson, Milite Gebreselassie, Rain Ampil, Winnie Wong
Project Reference Profiles – Pacific Region(PAC01) Green growth governance – Capacity Building to Strengthen Sustainable Implementation of Renewable Energy Technologies for Rural Energy Access
|Start Date||Q4 20181215|
|Actual Budget (USD)||542,614|
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