Op-Ed, Thai Thi Minh , Ghana, solar irrigation, groundwater, Ethiopia, pumps, agriculture, ACCRA, data, off-grid, small-holder farmers, water pumps, groundwater
15 August 21
With the abundance of sunshine in Ghana, solar pumps offer small farmers a promising alternative - if they can afford the initial investment. To begin addressing this issue, IWMI joined forces with Pumptech, a distributor of solar pumps manufactured by the German company LORENTZ.
The pumps are designed for off-grid water pumping and several models are specifically aimed at smallholders.