World Bank Supports Better Agricultural Productivity in Morocco

The World Bank has approved a USD70 million project that aims to help farmers in Morocco’s Oum Er Rbia basin increase their productivity and enhance the sustainability of their irrigation system.

The project will provide participating farmers with the irrigation services they need for high-efficiency drip irrigation and help them gain access to agricultural technology, financing and markets.

The Oum Er Rbia Basin Irrigated Agriculture Modernization project also includes a capacity-building component to assist agriculture-related agencies near the region manage and monitor the project.

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