Bankability and Financial Closure of Kufandada and Bindagombe Irrigation Schemes
Client: CRIDF Climate Resilient Infrastructure Development Facility - DFID
Lead office: PAC Southern Africa
Ecorys UK contracted PAC SnA to provide consultancy services for CRIDF, the DFID’s new flagship water infrastructure program for Southern Africa.
The main purpose of the assignment was add value to the first study undertaken by the unit for CRIDF and to develop a bankable market oriented agricultural model for this irrigation scheme. The report looked at the economic viability of the two irrigation schemes in Masvingo, Zimbabwe. This focused on the economic rate of return, internal rate of return as well as potential financial returns that could interest lending institutions.