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Countries:
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  • Morocco
Banks:
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  • Green Climate Fund (GCF)
Status: Active
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2017-04-01
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Borrower or Client: Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries - Direction de l'Irrigation et de l'Amenagement de l'Espace Ag
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Sectors:
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
Investment Type(s): Grant
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 21.34 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD): $ 81.11 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.

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Original disclosure @ GCF website
Updated in EWS: 2017-07-31
Irrigation development and adaptation of irrigated agriculture to climate change in semi-arid Morocc
GCF-FP042

Project Description
Providing sustainable irrigation to improve the climate resilience of subsistence oasis farming and larger-scale date and olive agriculture within the Boudnib Valley. Ensuring the long-term preservation of underground water supplies is essential to protect both oasis subsistence farming and the larger-scale date and olive farms from climate change risks. This project will create a connecting irrigation system to the Kaddoussa Dam that is currently being built upstream of the Guir wadi, ensuring downstream agricultural sustainability by providing surface water for farming. This will improve the situation of oasis agriculture and alleviate the pressure on the deep groundwater. The project will build the climate-resilience of oasis communities, and set up cross-cutting sustainability measures such as technical assistance, groundwater preservation, and environmental and social impacts management. Expected project benefits: GCF results areas UN Sustainable Development Goal * #6 Clean water and sanitation
Investment Description
Contact Information
Agence Fran├žaise de Developpement (AFD) Mr. Pierre Forestier Tel: +33 153444536 Ms. Audrey Rojkoff Tel: +33 1 53 44 61 77 ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF GREEN CLIMATE FUND The Independent Redress Mechanism (IRM) is the independent complaint mechanism for a person or people who have been or believe they are likely to be adversely affected by a project or programme funded by the Green Climate Fund. If you submit a complaint to the IRM, it may seek to address the issues raised by facilitating a problem-solving dialogue or, if that is not possible, conducting an independent investigation into whether the GCF has complied with its environmental and social policies. The IRM is newly created and is still in the process of developing its procedures and website. More information about the IRM and how you can file a complaint is forthcoming. You can contact the IRM at irm@gcfund.org.
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