Solar pumping system - Niger

AIP was the lead consultant in several projects, done for ICRISAT - organization working on sustainable ecological farming in Africa and India. The 'six villages' project was one of them

Project concept: The goal of the project was to establish a supportive infrastructure for horticulture farming in Niger. A Submersible pump, powered by solar energy, supplies water to a low pressure drip irrigation system.

In addition to the design, AIP Ltd. also supplied the equipment and supervised the implementation at all 6 sites.



About the project

Master plan design is identical for all 6 villages Each site is designated for 3 independent producers.

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Drilling of the well was done by a hand driller to a depth of about 25m.

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4 solar panels, operating a submersible pump at a flow rate of 10m3/h.

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