Irrigation to Roads to Markets in Moldova

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    Irrigation sprinklers water a young vineyard in Floresti District, Moldova. The rehabilitation of irrigation schemes throughout the country by MCC is part of the Transition to High Value Agriculture project.

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    Mihail and Tatiana Gondiu are benefitting from the use of irrigation in their fields since the rehabilitation of the irrigation infrastructure in their village. Here they pack up irrigation pipes on their farm in Floresti District, Moldova.

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    Sergiu Iuncu, MCA Director for the Transition to High Value Agriculture, inspects infrastructure in a new water pump house in Criuleni District, Moldova. Infrastructure like this is part of a major rehabilitation of ten irrigation systems across the country as part of the Transition to High Value Agriculture project portion of MCC's compact with Moldova.

  • Jake Lyell for MCC

    New water pump house infrastructure is ready for use in Cosnita, Moldova. Infrastructure like this is part of a major rehabilitation of ten irrigation systems across the country as part of the Transition to High Value Agriculture project portion of MCC's compact with Moldova.

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    Irulia Murea is a vineyard owner and commercial farmer in Budești, Moldova. Her company, Constimax SRL, was one of many to receive financing to build new cold storage facilities as part of MCC's Moldova Compact. Here she harvests cherries on her farm.

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    Solita Gheorghe (l) and his father Solita Alexei (r) stand with a carton of freshly-harvested cherries on their fruit farm in Straseni District, Moldova. Their family business was one of many to receive financing to build new cold storage facilities as part of MCC's Moldova Compact.

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    Svetlana Gargalic (foreground) and Rusu Ludmila (background) analyze samples at the Phyto-sanitary laboratory in Chișinau, Moldova. The laboratory conducts various mycology, bacteriology, virology, herbology and nematology tests on agricultural projects grown in Moldova. After these tests, the laboratory issues a certificate in conjunction with the National Agency for Food Safety, which helps make Moldovan farmers' produce more desirable and competitive in local and international markets.

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    A vast cold storage facility is ready for use in Strășeni District, Moldova. Business partners Ion Mamaliga and Gheorghe Botanaru (NP) upgraded their current produce storage facilities with financing they received as part of MCC's Transition to High Value Agriculture program, part of the Moldova Compact.

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    The new 93km stretch of road from Sarateni to Soroca, rehabilitated under MCC's Moldova Compact, is in use and being enjoyed by travelers.

  • Jake Lyell for MCC

    The new 93km stretch of road from Sarateni to Soroca, rehabilitated under MCC's Moldova Compact, is in use and being enjoyed by travelers.

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    Svietta Alexeva (right) sells produce in the central market in Chișinau, Moldova. Many farmers in Moldova are transitioning to growing high value agricultural products like the ones sold here as part of the Transition to High Value Agriculture project of MCC's Moldova compact.

Related Country Programs

  • Moldova Compact

    MCC aimed to improve agricultural productivity and expand access to markets and services through critical infrastructure investments in the irrigation and road sectors. MCC is also building capacity in the high-value agriculture sector.