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Smart Groundwater Management

Project No 2EGY16002
Title Smart Groundwater Management
Description This pilot project will implement ICTs to replace the conventional system(s) of irrigation by developing a model/approach for aggregating, refining, customizing, and disseminating available data/information of the local groundwater resources in the newly reclaimed agricultural land:- in New Valley Governorate;- in South West of Egypt. This project will test this new model on both irrigation systems fueled by renewable and non-renewable energy sources to compare the results with the aim of insuring the new model's viability all pumps regardless of the energy source. In addition, the project will create a platform for the community to exchange knowledge.
Area of Action ICT Applications
Status Ongoing
Time Frame From 1/7/2016 To 31/12/2019
Beneficiary Countries Egypt
Implementing Agency ITU
Financial Scale (CHF) Less than 100'000
Achievements Will be updated following the completion of the project.