For many countries in Africa, irrigation is touted as the answer to achieving the transformation of local agriculture from a subsistent necessity to a commercial enterprise for the serious farmer.Irrigation for many is seen as the panacea to reducing the significant risk in agricultural investments that is tied to inconsistent rainfall patterns. However if we […]

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In January 2016, The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and I WAD Ghana Limited, the private agricultural and irrigation development company, signed a Cooperative Agreement under which the two organisations will co-fund the Power Innovations in Commercial Agriculture (PICA) project. The goal of PICA is to enhance net incomes of the irrigated nucleus […]

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Over the period IWAD has received persons from strategic partners including SADA to assess the project’s activities. Mr. Jan Van Saane of the National Entrepreneurial Netherlands (RVO.nl) a monitoring partner visited to assess the progress of the project and to meet farmers of the small holder association under the rain fed system otherwise known as […]

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On 23rd January, 2017, a project officer of the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) in the person of Jildaz Evin visited IWAD’s project site in Yagaba to see what is on ground. Meanwhile, AFD’s main strategy is focused on financing public corporations (non-sovereign loans) and the private sector. Hence, AFD is more concentrated in activities […]

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