Partners set to scale access to solar-powered irrigation options in Senegal

Following a successful pilot challenge, InfraCo Africa, a part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), has signed a Shareholders’ Agreement and a Loan Agreement with Bonergie Irrigation SAS (Bonergie Irrigation) to continue supporting the scale up of the challenge.
Under the new agreements, InfraCo Africa will maintain a large minority shareholding in Bonergie Irrigation, committing an additional US$2.four million to substantially scale up farmers’ access to high quality irrigation options in Senegal.
หลักการทำงานของเกจ์วัดแก๊ส has long been recognised that reliance upon rain-fed agriculture exposes Senegal’s farmers to the effects of local weather change on temperature and rainfall patterns.i In 2019, InfraCo Africa joined with photo voltaic equipment specialist Bonergie Senegal to ascertain Bonergie Irrigation, a local Special Purpose Vehicle, to pilot the implementation of over a hundred high quality Solar Powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS).
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InfraCo Africa’s CEO, Gilles Vaes, said of today’s announcement: “We are excited to continue working with our companions at Bonergie Irrigation to substantially scale up our providing to farmers in Senegal. Access to solar-powered irrigation options will exchange existing diesel pumps, offering farmers with a extra sustainable solution to addressing the linked challenges of local weather change and meals security.”
ส่วนประกอบpressuregauge signed right now will see the commissioning, sale, installation and upkeep of no less than 2,000 additional pumps over the subsequent three years. In response to suggestions from the pilot, the project may even roll out over 500 drip irrigation techniques (DIS) which are designed to optimise efficiency of irrigation while additionally protecting groundwater sources from over-abstraction. The methods are available a spread of sizes to swimsuit each farmer’s needs with rent purchase financing obtainable to unfold the price, making the techniques more affordable.
“Bonergie Irrigation SAS may be very proud that InfraCo Africa has determined to develop a close partnership with us as a shareholder”, says Gabriele Schwarz, CEO of Bonergie Irrigation SAS. “Their large expertise will assist us to provide a minimum of 2000 pumps and 500 drip irrigation systems to rural farmers in a sustainable way. The nexus of Water-Energy-Food is among the major topics for the coming years and Bonergie Irrigation SAS and InfraCo Africa are in a perfect position to develop this market in Senegal.” It is anticipated that Phase II of the Bonergie Irrigation challenge will be co

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