Integrating Multiple Water Sources and Local Institutions for Enhanced Food Security in North Africa
The overall goal of the project is to enhance the resilience of local irrigation practices in marginal areas of Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia in the face of global environmental and societal changes by identifying and testing technical and institutional innovations related to water management, agricultural systems and rural development.
The direct target group will comprise 766 individuals, including: (i) 360 young smallholder farmers engaged in local innovation and collective actions for water management and rural development; (ii) 110 smallholders from selected local irrigation associations; (iii) 85 women and men smallholder farmers from five or six selected cooperatives; (iv) 30 members of local NGOs and other development associations; (v) 30 representatives of local authorities, river basin agencies and agricultural administrations; and (vi) 151 students and scientists working on water-related issues.
01 December 2018
Centre de Coopération Internationale En Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement
2018 - 2022
US$ 2.74 million
IFAD Grant Amount
US$ 2.08 million