The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations with more than 190 member countries. Since its inception, FAO has worked to improve nutrition, increase-agricultural productivity, raise the standard of living in rural populations and contribute to global econornic growth, Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAO’s efforts – to make sure people’ have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives.
This project includes supporting 72 smallholders with small drip irrigation systems. The sources of irrigation water for these systems are mostly shallow wells, ponds; stream or a river, Solar pumping systems will beused to lift water frorn the source to the overhead tank for the drip irrigation systems, A total of 72 small solar-powered pumps are delivered that will be installed-in sites located in Blantyre, Zornba, Neno and Phalombe, Karenga, Chitipa, Mzimba North, Kasungu, Salima; Nkhorakota, Mulanje ,Thyolo and Chiradzulu Districts
Renewable energy is a symbol of a bright new future for Africa and for our planet. We aim to provide access to sustainable, high-quality energy systems and infrastructure across Sub-Saharan Africa.