Serbian Climate Resilience & Irrigation Project

Assignment location



European Bank for Reconstruction and Development


Technical, environmental and social due diligence of two investment projects near the towns of Svilajnac (1,042 ha irrigated area, total 1,916 M m3 water per year abstracted from groundwater/shallow wells and surface water) and Negotin (ca. 2,000 ha irrigated area, total 4,57 M m3 water per year abstracted from Danube River, balancing reservoir).

  • Technical assessment; set-up of inclusion benchmarks; assessment of demand risks; preparation of a procurement/implementation strategy
  • Economic analysis, including analysis of upgrade measures delivering water and energy efficiency savings/productivity gains and business model for recovering investment costs
  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA), including water use efficiency
  • Climate change resilience assessment, especially regarding water resources availability