The government of Sudan has launched tender looking for consultants to help in the implementation of an irrigation project in the states of North Kordofan and West Kordofan.
The venture includes installation of 1,170 solar irrigation pumps in the nation. Successful consultants will provide engineering and supervision companies, design of photo voltaic water pumping methods, in accordance with the necessities of every farm.
The companies will also present help to the irrigation venture implementation unit, supervision and contract administration of works related to the set up and commissioning of the solar pumps. The companies may even help the project implementation unit through technical and monetary supervision to make sure that all works are carried out according to the contract specifications. The consultants will also participate within the development activities and within the implementation of the project’s environmental and social management plan.
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Erratic rainfall
The photo voltaic pumps will be installed in North Kordofan and West Kordofan states where erratic rainfall is usually experienced because of the arid climate and local weather change, with a negative impression on agricultural yields, based on the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).
The new equipment will be used to pump groundwater. In addition to food security, the project goals to scale back farmers’ dependence on fossil fuels, which are harmful to human well being and the surroundings. Interested firms have until September 14th, 2021 to apply.
The irrigation challenge is 75% financed by a $21.7 million mortgage from the African Development Bank (AfDB). The remaining 25% shall be paid in installments over three years. เกจวัดแรงดันน้ำมันเบนซิน -African establishment signifies that the installation of the solar pumps shall be accomplished by December 31st, 2025.