Wadi Beihan Agricultural Development Project

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Wadi Beihan Agricultural Development Project

Wadi Beihan Agricultural Development Project

To improve the living conditions of poor rural people in an area covering about 4,500 ha in north-western Yemen, the project provided assistance that included extension, training, technology and infrastructure. The project worked to provide local communities with:

  • ten extension centres
  • a pilot farm for field trials of improved practices and a comparative study of irrigation systems
  • in-service training of extension workers
  • vehicles, farm equipment and inputs for demonstrations and field trials
  • equipment, material and staff for rehabilitation and maintenance of irrigation systems and for erosion control
  • a citrus orchard
  • improved feeder roads
  • weather stations and equipment for machinery rental stations
  • technical assistance for project management


Source: IFAD

Status: Closed
Approval Date
08 September 1981
1981 - 1988
Agricultural Development
Total Project Cost
US$ 17.71 million
IFAD Financing
US$ 5.59 million
Co-financiers (International)
World Bank: International Development Association US$ 8 million
Co-financiers (Domestic)
National Government US$ 4.12 million
Financing terms
Highly Concessional
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