Project

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

Hyun Seung Lee

Senior Officer, UAE Program

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.

Related

News • July 18, 2019

Awareness Workshop on the newly approved Rwanda Green Building Minimum Compliance System for Architects

Kigali, Rwanda – On 11th July 2019, GGGI initiated awareness dialogue for the construction industry stakeholders on the newly approved Rwanda Green Building Minimum Compliance System at the Rwanda Institute of Architects (RIA) Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Workshop. The workshop was organized by RIA in partnership with the City of Kigali (COK), Rwanda Housing Authority […]

GGGI Việt Nam brochure – tiếng Việt Water and Sanitation  • Viet Nam  • Green Cities  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting
Report
GGGI Việt Nam brochure – tiếng Việt

Water and Sanitation  • Viet Nam  • Green Cities  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting

News • June 4, 2019

Drought and Green Growth:  GGGI Presents at the International Drought Forum hosted by K-water 

Daejeon, Republic of Korea, May 23 – GGGI took part in K-Water’s International Drought Forum today, attended by government officials, scientists and representatives of international organizations in Daejeon City to discuss the impacts of climate change on water scarcity and the implications for developing countries at the 2019 International Drought Forum. Jointly organized by the […]

News • February 4, 2020

Fiji Prime Minister officially opens the Regional Pacific NDC Hub office

On February 04, Fiji Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama officially opened the Regional Pacific Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Hub Office at the Pacific Community (SPC) campus in Suva, Fiji. This marked an important milestone for Pacific Island member countries determination to take a leading role in meeting the climate change targets set out in the […]