Sustainable Energy-Water Solution for Medium to Large Scale Irrigation of Commercial Farming in Uganda

At a Glance

Start Date Q1 2018
Funding Source Partner
Approved Budget USD 290 166
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Sustainable Landscapes
  • Sustainable Energy
Peter Vos

Deputy Director and Head of Water

Private: Hyun Seung Lee

Sr Associate - Policy Solutions (Water)

Main Objectives

The main objective is to identification of the optimum irrigation scheme equipped with the most appropriate renewable energy technology for irrigation system based on sustainable water management principles as well as with market-based strategy to build or support commercial farms to maximize revenue generation potential either to domestic and export markets and contribute to the nation’s economic growth and job creation.

The project will be achieve the following outputs:

Output 1: A pre-feasibility study assessing medium to large scale irrigation of commercial farming based on renewable energy solutions and sustainable water management principles for 10 potential project sites in Uganda.

Output 2: Business plans of medium to large scale irrigation of commercial farming based on renewable energy solutions and sustainable water management principles for at least 2 most promising project sites. The business plans need to include identified investment partners who are willing to invest in the project.


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