Ultra-Low Energy Drip Irrigation for MENA Countries

Status 
Active
Region 
MENA
Description 
The objective is to design and field validate ultra-low pressure drip irrigation systems for the MENA region that will cut pumping energy by 50% (for electric or diesel pumps), enable drip systems to run on low-pressure municipal water supplies, and facilitate the dissemination of low-cost, solar-powered drip irrigation solutions.
Implementing Partner 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Total Lifetime Investment 
$ 2,543,759.00
USG Investment 
$ 2,343,759.00
Non-USG Investment 
$ 200,000.00
Resource Partner 
Start Year 
2016
End Year 
2019