FGM’s client, a pioneer in the agricultural sector in Chad, wanted to develop a large-scale farm close to Lake Chad. FGM was selected for its know-how and expertise in the development of such projects in arid areas to provide the initial on-site assessment of the site potential in 2017 and relevant feasibility study with hydrogeological assessment.
The project aims to develop a 2 900 ha area of land for the production of corn, sunflower, peanuts and potatoes. Discrepancies in studies on the availability of water from Lake Chad or groundwater were to consider prior to the establishment of water-intensive crops.
Despite the water supply issues and related irrigation infrastructure challenges, FGM International has successfully designed both a sustainable and profitable operation, including corn production, in agreement with available natural resources.
FGM supports its clients in their fundraising process by presenting the given project’s characteristics and by providing technical assistance during the fundraising meeting with banks and financial institutions.
2017 - 2018