IRRIGATION DEVELOPMENT PROJECT IN THE MAPUTO RIVER BASIN

Project’s Name: Irrigation Development Project in the Maputo River Basin

Project’s Location: Maputo Province

•Matutuine district

Type of Investment: Public-Private

Project Description: Construction/Rehabilitation of Irrigation Infrastructures, covering a total area of 15,000 hectares

Project Objective: Promotion and development of the value chains for the rice, vegetables and potato crops

Available products and benefits:

  1. Creation of business opportunities for the population of the involved areas;
  2. Creation of more job opportunities;

  3. Food availability for the increasing food demand in the Maputo corridor

Target Market: Maputo and Matola

Existing and Recommended Public Infraestructures: 

•Road that facilitates the access from production area to the market

•Obsolete irrigation infrastructure

Investment: USD 210.6 Millions

Financial and Economic performance Indicators: NPV=USD 5,629,746.01; IRR= 10.12%; PBP: 15 years