SOLution: Shining Light on Farmers Productivity


SOLution (Solar-powered Irrigation System for Farming Communities) project is a Public Private Partnership under the DeveloPPP program of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, implemented through DEG in partnership with Grundfos Pumps Philippines and Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST). The project aims to increase agricultural productivity of 100 farmers in Norzagaray, Bulacan by installing solarpowered irrigation systems.

Last March 9-10, a two-day theoretical and on the job training was conducted in the province of Norzagaray, Bulacan which trained local irrigation specialists, technicians, agronomists, agriengineers, and instructors on operation and maintenance of pumps and solar power irrigation systems.