Following เกจวัดแรงดันสูญญากาศ , InfraCo Africa, a half of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), has signed a Shareholders’ Agreement and a Loan Agreement with Bonergie Irrigation SAS (Bonergie Irrigation) to continue supporting the scale up of the challenge.
Under the brand new agreements, InfraCo Africa will maintain a big minority shareholding in Bonergie Irrigation, committing an extra US$2.4 million to substantially scale up farmers’ access to top quality irrigation options in Senegal.
It has long been recognised that reliance upon rain-fed agriculture exposes Senegal’s farmers to the results of climate change on temperature and rainfall patterns.i In 2019, InfraCo Africa joined with photo voltaic gear specialist Bonergie Senegal to establish Bonergie Irrigation, an area Special Purpose Vehicle, to pilot the implementation of over a hundred prime quality Solar Powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS).
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InfraCo Africa’s CEO, Gilles Vaes, stated of today’s announcement: “We are excited to continue working with our companions at Bonergie Irrigation to substantially scale up our offering to farmers in Senegal. Access to solar-powered irrigation options will substitute existing diesel pumps, providing farmers with a more sustainable resolution to addressing the linked challenges of local weather change and meals safety.”
The agreements signed today will see the commissioning, sale, set up and upkeep of no much less than 2,000 additional pumps over the next three years. In response to suggestions from the pilot, the venture may even roll out over 500 drip irrigation techniques (DIS) that are designed to optimise effectivity of irrigation whilst also protecting groundwater sources from over-abstraction. The techniques are available a variety of sizes to go properly with each farmer’s wants with rent buy financing out there to spread the price, making the systems more inexpensive.
“Bonergie Irrigation SAS is very proud that InfraCo Africa has determined to develop an in depth partnership with us as a shareholder”, says Gabriele Schwarz, CEO of Bonergie Irrigation SAS. “Their super experience will help us to produce a minimal of 2000 pumps and 500 drip irrigation systems to rural farmers in a sustainable way. The nexus of Water-Energy-Food is considered one of the main subjects for the approaching years and Bonergie Irrigation SAS and InfraCo Africa are in a perfect position to develop this market in Senegal.” It is anticipated that Phase II of the Bonergie Irrigation venture shall be co