Water for fertile Soils in Cameroon
By: Tractebel Engineering GmbH
The project area is located in the "North" region, one of the least developed in the country. Living conditions and the economic situation there have deteriorated further in recent years. The irrigation project will help to counter this negative trend. The contract of Tractebel with a volume of 2.5 million Euro was awarded by the Ministry of Economy, Planning and Regional Development of Cameroon. The project is financed by the Republic of Cameroon and World Bank.
Complex irrigation and drainage project
The scope of services of Tractebel encompasses the preparation of feasibility and detailed studies, and elaboration of tender documents for rehabilitation and modernization works (1,000 ha) as well as new constructions (10,000 ha) of irrigation and drainage infrastructure. The project will include modern pressurized and gravity irrigation systems with associated drainage, hydraulic structures and infrastructure measures. The design of embankments aiming at protecting the project's agricultural perimeters and settlements against floods from river Bénoué is also part of the project. With their work, the experts from Tractebel will make their contribution to making a better life possible for the people in the Lagdo district.
Tractebel Engineering GmbH