Souss Region Farmers Contribute to Building of World’s Biggest Water Desalination Plant Chtouka – Agadir- Morocco

Local farmers in the Souss region are financially contributing to the building of the world’s biggest water desalination plant whose water will help irrigate the plains of Chtouka. The farmers are contributing €1000 (10,000 dh) per each hectare in an unprecedented success story of the public-private partnership in Morocco, local media reported. The contributions will be collected upon the accomplishment of the desalination plant in 2020. The plant will be built by Spanish company Abengoa near Agadir for a total cost of €309 million. The new facility will desalinate 275,000 m3 of water per day with a possibility to [