Agriculture is the mainstay of the Ethiopian economy, contributing 41.4% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), 83.9% of the total exports, and 80% of all employment in the country.
Ethiopia has competitive advantages in agriculture and agro-processing and sugar owing to the country’s favorable climatic conditions and types of soil suitable for the production of a variety of crops.
Yet water shortage and dependency of rainfall, as well as poor infrastructure and old fasion Agriculture methods, stand in the way of the fulfillment of this sector’s great potential.
Introducing NaanDanJain advance irrigation solutions, accompany by knowledge and training, make a significant contribution for the development of this important sector.
This turnkey project, of a 100 Ha., includes major water infrastructure works: reservoir construction, two pumps houses, extensive filtration center and main heads.
The irrigation solutions chosen were TalDrip for Onion and Tomato’s and 5022SD Overhead sprinkler for Beans and peas.