SPIS Toolbox :|: Online-Trainings for Advisors


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On behalf of BMZ and EU, the GIZ is pleased to announce a series of Online Training Courses on Solar Powered Irrigation Systems for Advisors.

In the six interactive online Trainings, participants will learn how to use the most relevant Excel-tools of the SPIS-Toolbox. The Toolbox was developed by FAO and GIZ to guide and support advisors, service providers and practitioners who want to

Calculate the water amount needed for irrigation;

Size a suitable pump and the electrical energy needed to supply these pumps;

Advise small-holder farmers and help them to decide whether the use of solar energy is useful from both an economic as well as from an ecological perspective;

Support and inform deciders from the private, financial and institutional sector to install solar-powered irrigation systems.


For whom is the course beneficial?

Target users are advisors, service providers and practitioners in the field of solar irrigation.

At the end of the course, participants should be able to

  • use the Excel-tools provided in the Toolbox on Solar Powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS), 
  • provide relevant background information on all components of a Solar Powered Irrigation System, and 
  • provide broad hands-on guidance to end-users, policy-makers and financiers.

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