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New irrigation system rehabilitated with the U.S. Government’s support was inaugurated

date posted   :   2015-07-27 00:00:00
  The irrigation system from Cosnita village, Dubasari rayon rehabilitated with the U.S. Government’s Compact support was inaugurated on Friday, July 24, 2015. The event was attended by officials of the U.S. Embassy to Moldova, Millennium Challenge Corporation (USA), Government members, representatives of the local government and local farmers.   In her address, Fatema Sumar, MCC Regional Deputy Vice President, mentio...

date posted   :   2015-06-23 00:00:00
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U.S. Ambassador encourages farmers to use irrigation

date posted   :   2015-05-22 00:00:00
    The members of 11 Water Users’ Associations (WUAs) gathered together today for the Final Conference of the Compact’s Irrigation Sector Reform Activity. The event was held at the Lopatna irrigation system in the Orhei rayon and included visits to the land plots where farmers are already using irrigation water from the renovated system. The renovation of the Lopatna system, which irrigates about 500 ha, cost abo...

Journalists visited the Cosnita irrigation system to learn more about its rehabilitation

date posted   :   2015-05-07 00:00:00
  Journalists from the national and local media undertook a trip to the construction sites of the Cosnita irrigation system in the Dubasari rayon rehabilitated with the U.S. Government’s Compact support. They learned about the status of the construction works and talked to farmers about the farming prospects once they can irrigate their lands.   Sergiu Iuncu, the director of the Transition to High Value Agriculture P...

The irrigation systems rehabilitated with the Compact support have been given to WUAs for use

date posted   :   2015-04-24 00:00:00
  The Water Users’ Associations established with the Compact support have received the nine irrigation systems rehabilitated with the U.S. Government’s Compact funds for use.   The  WUAs gather together about 9 thousand land owners from the areas of the renovated irrigation systems. The systems were given to WUAs based on specific agreements, according to which the WUAs that gather together agricultural pr...

Pumps will travel 8 thousand km to reach Moldova

date posted   :   2015-03-29 00:00:00
  A team of the Millennium Challenge Account Moldova, together with the representatives of Egis (supervising company), Apele Moldovei Agency and KSB Germany took part in the testing of the pumps to be installed at the Chircani-Zirnesti irrigation system from March 2 to 6 in Pakistan. There the German company has its manufacturing facilities. ”The testing was successful. We selected 8 pumps and the testing results matched the ef...

Women from the areas of irrigation systems develop their leadership skills

date posted   :   2015-03-27 00:00:00
  About 40 pro-active women from the areas of the irrigation systems rehabilitated with the Compact support develop their leadership skills at a workshop held on March 25-26 in Chisinau. The event is moderated by Ann Graham, gender expert from USA. ”We have to overcome the perception that public life is just for men. It is true that when women get involved there are reserves, but in reality women work twice as hard as men, are ...

New irrigation systems with minimal impact on riparian ecological systems

date posted   :   2015-03-25 00:00:00
  Protection of the water biological resources, in particular the fish population in the Prut and Nistru rivers, has been a critical issue for MCA Moldova during the rehabilitation of 10 systems with the Compact support. To this end, MCA Moldova designed and installed fish protection systems – filters connected to the ends of suction pipes, which prevent fish from getting into the intake pipes. They save about 80% of the aquatic b...

Irrigation systems will be inaugurated ahead of schedule

date posted   :   2015-03-23 00:00:00
  Prime Minister Chiril Gaburici chaired today the meeting of the Steering Committee of the Millennium Challenge Account Moldova (MCA Moldova) that focused on the progress in U.S Government’s Compact implementation. According to the reports, if the construction works continue at an increased pace, at least three irrigation systems rehabilitated with the Compact support will be put into operation two months ahead of schedule. Ac...

The Irrigation Sector Reform Activity extends its warm greetings and best wishes to all women on March 8, International Women's Day.

date posted   :   2015-03-08 00:00:00
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NOTE on public consultations, stage II

date posted   :   2015-02-27 00:00:00
  A new round of public consultations on the draft version of the Nistru River Basin District Management Plan was held by the Ministry of Environment with the support of the Millennium Challenge Account on February 27, 2015, at the Ministry of Environment.   The meeting agenda included issues on the main objectives of the Plan and the measures proposed to improve the status of water bodies.   During publi...

The public consultations on the draft version of the Nistru River Basin District Management Plan held in Chisinau

date posted   :   2015-02-24 00:00:00
  The public consultations on the draft version of the Nistru River Basin District Management Plan organized by the Ministry of Environment with the support of the Millennium Challenge Account were held on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 in Chisinau.   The meeting was attended by the representatives of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova, of the local public authorities of Chisinau, Anenii Noi, Criuleni, as well as the re...

Second stage of public consultations on RBDMP

date posted   :   2015-02-19 00:00:00
  The public consultations on the draft version of the Nistru River Basin District Management Plan organized by the Ministry of Environment with the support of the Millennium Challenge Account were held on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 in Ialoveni. The meeting agenda included issues related to the main objectives of the draft plan and the measures proposed for RBDMP implementation aimed at improving the status of the water b...

The Irrigation Water Users’ Associations started their annual ordinary General Assembly meetings

date posted   :   2015-02-08 00:00:00
  The Irrigation Water Users’ Associations have started organizing their annual ordinary General Assembly meetings. According to Law no. 171, the annual General Assembly should be convened in at most 50 days from the end of the financial year the results of which have to be revised during the meeting.   The agenda of the General Assembly provides discussing and approving the annual report of the Audit Commission, the Di...

Call for Expression of Interest for the development of the Public Portal of the Water Resource Information System (WRIS) in the Republic of Moldova

date posted   :   2015-01-30 00:00:00
  The National Agency for Rural Development (ACSA) contributes to the implementation of the Irrigation Sector Reform Activity of the Transition to High Value Agriculture Project financed under the MCC Compact Program. ACSA invites the eligible Consultants to place the Expression of Interest for the design, development, technical support and maintenance of the Public Portal of the Water Resource Information System (WRSI) of the Republic o...

The draft RBDMP and the related Program of Measures updated as of 11.12.2014

date posted   :   2015-01-23 00:00:00
  On October 30, 2014, the Ministry of Environment launched the public consultations on the draft of the Nistru River Basin District Management Plan.   The draft plan is developed in accordance with the new Water Law no. 272 of December 23, 2011 and the Government Decision no. 866 of November 1, 2013 on approving the Regulation on the procedure for developing and reviewing the River Basin District Management Plan (RBDMP). &...

date posted   :   2015-01-22 00:00:00
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