Feasibility Study "Biodiversity Management and Water Resources Development in the Draa Valley"

The objective of this assignment is to carry out a feasibility study assessing the potential of the Drâa Valley in terms of biodiversity and water resources in order to ultimately "improve the protection of biodiversity and water resources in the Drâa Valley while taking into account the well-being of the populations", this include:

  • Evaluate measures for the protection of nature, sustainable management, the fight against its deterioration and the creation of a privileged framework for the sustainable use of the area's natural resources.
  • Proposal for an integrated development program focused on the improvement, enhancement and protection of biodiversity and the sustainable management of natural resources with the aim of establishing integrated and sustainable development in the area.

 

Services provided include, but are not limited to:

 

Inventory and its assessment

  • Data collection
  • Hydrological and hydraulic diagnosis
  • Water and land use diagnosis
  • Diagnosis of biodiversity and ecosystem services
  • Socio-economic and institutional diagnosis
  • Development of investment options
  • Comparison of investment options

Detailed analysis of priority investments

  • Economic feasibility analysis
  • Analysis of political and institutional feasibility
  • Socio-economic feasibility analysis
  • Analysis of the economic and social viability of the proposed interventions
  • Analysis of financial feasibility
  • Environmental and social impact assessment
  • Formulation of the Environmental and Social Management Plan
  • Project Summary Proposal

Grouping the results of the detailed analyses and preparing the report

  • Development of the final version of the ESIA
  • Database compilation and information useful for the project
  • Consultation workshop

 

Lead: 
Yes
Region: 
MENA
Country: 
Morocco
Project number: 
AFCi Maroc
Period: 
2019-10-01 to 2020-04-30
Client: 
KfW