NIGER: Pisa II program for irrigation in three regions

Phase II of the Small-Scale Irrigation and Food Security Program (PISA) is now underway. The launch of the program was the subject of an official ceremony presided over by Issa Moussa, the governor of the Tahoua region in southern Niger. Through PISA II, Nigerien...

Tunisia to receive €49M to modernize irrigation systems

The government of Tunisia has announced it will receive a sum of €49 million loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to rehabilitate irrigation systems in four governorates. The Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulic Resources and...

World Soil Day; Halting the Peril of Africa Soil Degradation

The 5 of December is the 2021 World Soil Day, this year’s theme is “Halt Soil Salinization and Boost Soil Productivity”. In Africa, 50% of the irrigated lands have different levels of salinization problems, although only 6% of our agricultural lands are irrigated....