SDA Moldova provides methodological support to public authorities on post - Compact reporting

The dream of growing vegetables in modern greenhouse come true due to Compact financing Just a few kilometers away from Chisinau, Mihail and Ludmila Croitoru together with their three children and their families set up a successful farming business, growing vegetables in protected soil. With a lot of hard work and determination, the family has built greenhouses stretching on about 1.5 hectares, where they grow tomatoes, cucu...
Encouraged by the reliable access to irrigation water from Puhaceni CIS, farmers extend their businesses The members of the Petrov family from Puhaceni village, Anenii Noi rayon work side by side to develop their farming business. The father and his three sons manage about 18 hectares of farmland. They grow potatoes and cabbage in open field on 15 hectares and tomatoes, eggplants and peppers in greenhouses stretching on 3 hectares. We found ...
The story of the young man who encouraged the farmers in Varnita to take over the management of the irrigation infrastructure For Dorin Jardetki, a 29-year old man born in Varnita, Anenii Noi rayon, farming is more than a business; it is a lifestyle. He confesses it captivated him in his early childhood when he used to help his father work the fields after school. He chose to study horticulture at the State Agrarian University of Moldova and the decision about t...
Vegetable growing and catering services blended into a successful business in the area of Puhaceni irrigation system We learned how blending a chef career with the passion for agriculture can grow into a successful business from the Petrov couple, Nicolae and Ana, who live in Puhaceni village, Anenii Noi rayon. The young family left the city life behind and moved to the countryside to set up their farm. And because the nine years of chef experience that...
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SDA Moldova has launched the procurement process for the improvement works of the Centralized Irrigation Systems The Sustainable Development Account Moldova (SDA Moldova) has launched the procurement process in the context of the investment projects for the rehabilitation and modernization of the Centralized Irrigation Systems (CIS), managed by the Water Users' Associations (WUAs).   The first procurement includes renovation works of the irri...
Eight WUAs irrigation infrastructure projects proposals will be financed by SDA Moldova At the meeting held on 6th of August 2020, of the Executive Committee of the Sustainable Development Account Moldova (SDA Moldova), chaired by the General Secretary of the Government, Liliana Iaconi, eight Water Users' Associations irrigation infrastructure investment proposals were approved for funding. Subject proposals have the objecti...
The lavender field and the essential oil made from it in Blindesti CIS service area At a short distance from Ungheni, an aromatic explosion of purple lavender is collected to be transformed into essential oil. After a short study visit in France, Nicolae Granciuc, the owner of the business and Blindesti WUA member, claims that he was impressed by the beauty of the plants, and decided that this is the business he wants to...
Sour cherries from Moldova are highly appreciated on the external market In the service area of Criuleni Centralized Irrigation System, rehabilitated during Compact Program, due to the irrigation opportunities in the region, farmers can cultivate their plantations more securely. The president of the Criuleni Water User Association, Petru Balan is the proud owner of a 9 hectares sour cherry orchard in its 6th y...
A sweet family business in the service area of the Centralized Irrigation System Cosnita Throughout the whole month of May, the members of Burlac family from Pirita village, Dubasari district, were busy collecting strawberries in their first year of harvest. Aromatic and sweet, strawberries were a success among the buyers from Chisinau, where the fruits were sold. If they were to offer advice to other farmers, Petru Burlac is...
(Photo Gallery) Rich cherry orchards irrigated by Water User Association members Big, sweet and of a rich red colour, grown with care and irrigated, the early sort of cherries from Pohrebea, Cosnita are carefully picked to be sent on a long way to Russia. More profitable than cereals or other non-high value cultures, the fruits which are exported abroad bring a good profit to farmers who decide to invest in this field...
A new financing opportunity for Water User Associations! SDA Moldova launches today, 19th of May, the public call for investment proposals in centralized irrigation infrastructure. These investments aim to offer support to Water User Associations (WUA), created during the Compact period, as well as post-Compact, which want to improve the technical situation of the centralized irrigation systems...
Due to the lack of humidity in the soil, farmers begin the irrigation season earlier this year Throughout 10-20th of March, several Water User Associations (WUAs) have started the irrigation process of their users’ agricultural fields. Due to a shortage of rain this year, more WUAs representatives claim that the irrigation of lands has started earlier and that the demand for irrigation is increasing. Cosnita WUA, which mana...
During March 16-20, SDA Moldova will work under a special arrangement Dear colleagues and partners, In the context of the current situation regarding the spread of Covid-19 in the country and in order to ensure the safety and health of SDA Moldova staff, throughout 16-20th of March, SDA Moldova will work according to a special arrangement, as to reduce to the minimum the presence of our staff in the office...
WUA Annual Conference – Water Users’ Associations encouraged to use irrigation opportunities Over 100 farmers, members of 24 Water Users Associations met today at the VI-th edition of the annual WUA conference, organized with the support of Sustainable Development Account Moldova (SDA Moldova) and USAID Project High Value Agriculture Activity Project (HVAA/USAID). The participants at the event numbered members of the 10 WUAs w...
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The dream of growing vegetables in modern greenhouse come true due to Compact financing Just a few kilometers away from Chisinau, Mihail and Ludmila Croitoru together with their three children and their families set up a successful farming business, growing vegetables in protected soil. ... Encouraged by the reliable access to irrigation water from Puhaceni CIS, farmers extend their businesses The members of the Petrov family from Puhaceni village, Anenii Noi rayon work side by side to develop their farming business. The father and his three sons manage about 18 hectares of farmland. They g... The story of the young man who encouraged the farmers in Varnita to take over the management of the irrigation infrastructure For Dorin Jardetki, a 29-year old man born in Varnita, Anenii Noi rayon, farming is more than a business; it is a lifestyle. He confesses it captivated him in his early childhood when he used to help ...