Africa Micro Irrigation Systems Market Research Report - Segmentation By Mechanism, Cultivation Technology, Component, Crop Type, Application, and Country (Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Libya, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Rest of Africa) - Industry Forecast (2021 to 2026)

Africa Micro Irrigation Systems Market (2021-2026)

The African micro-irrigation systems market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 7.54% during the forecast period 2021-2026. 

Micro-irrigation systems are low or medium-pressure systems delivering water in the form of sprinklers, spray, mist, drip, and jet. Compared with the conventional methods, micro-irrigation systems are efficient and creative, due to the increase in water scarcity issues. 

Micro-irrigation systems are prominent in the agricultural sector to prevent off soil erosion, decrease water wastage.




Market Size Available

2020 – 2026

Base Year


Forecast Period

2021 – 2026

Segments Covered

By Mechanism, Cultivation Technology, Component, Crop Type, Application, and Country

Countries Covered

Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Libya, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Rest of Africa



Market Segmentation

The African micro-irrigation systems market has been segmented and sub-segmented based on mechanism, Cultivation Technology, Component, Crop Type, and Application. 

Africa Micro Irrigation Systems Market - By Mechanism

  • Drip Irrigation System
  • Sprinkler Irrigation System
  • Other

By mechanism, the drip irrigation segment is leading the micro-irrigation systems market during the forecast period. The segment is projected to showcase extensive growth due to the rising acceptance of drip irrigation through many developed countries for a wide variety of crops. 

Sprinklers and drip irrigation systems provide limited water to farms with minimum wastage. The micro-sprinkler segment is projected to have the highest CAGR growth rate during the timeline period. 

Africa Micro Irrigation Systems Market – By Cultivation Technology

  • Open Field
  • Protected Cultivation

Africa Micro Irrigation Systems Market – By Crop Type

  • Plantation Crops
  • Orchard Crops
  • Field Crops
  • Vegetables
  • Others

By crop type, the orchard crops segment is dominating the micro-irrigation market as micro-irrigation is the most effective form of irrigation for orchards and vineyards. 

Africa Micro Irrigation Systems Market – By Component

  • Drip Irrigation System
    • Drippers
    • Tubing
    • Valves & Filters
    • Pressure Regulators
    • Others
  • Sprinkler Irrigation System
    • Tubing
    • Nozzles
    • Pressure Regulators
    • Fittings/Sprinkler head
    • Others
    • Others

Africa Micro Irrigation Systems Market – By Application

  • Agriculture
  • Landscape
  • Greenhouse
  • Nursery
  • Others

Africa Micro Irrigation Systems Market – By - End-User

  • Farmers

  • Industrial users

  • Other end users (usage by government authority, community parks, and sports grounds)

The farmers' end-user segment is predicted to have the swiftest growth in the micro-irrigation market during the timeline period. The rising demand to increase crop productivity during addressing water scarcity concerns. 

Regional Analysis

The African micro irrigation systems market is segmented into Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Libya, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, and the Rest of Africa.

In Algeria, cotton and wine are the largest producers in the agricultural sector. The Algerian government has taken some measures to surge agriculture by investing in huge capital. 

In Ethiopia, the agricultural industry engages most of the population. Most of them produce less yield because of poor soil quality and drought. Irrigation in Ethiopia is a market with substantial room to grow. The Ethiopian farmers use the rainy season from June to August for watering their crops for one harvest. The government initiatives support the farmers and agricultural suppliers investing in drip irrigation systems. 

Top Key Players in the Africa Micro-Irrigation Systems market

Jain Irrigation Systems Limited (India), Netafim Limited (Israel), The Toro Company (US), Lindsay Corporation (US), EPC Industries (India), Nelson Irrigation Corporation (US), Rain Bird Corporation (US), T-L Irrigation (US), Hunter Industries (US), Rivulis Irrigation Ltd (Israel), Chinadrip Irrigation Equipment Co., Ltd. (China), Elgo Irrigation (Israel), Antelco Pty Ltd (Australia), Microjet Irrigation Systems (South Africa), Irritec (US), Metro Irrigation (India), Irritec S.p.A. (Italy), Irrigation Direct Canada (Canada), Drip Research Technology Solutions (Turkey), DripWorks Inc. (US), and Raindrip, Inc. (U.S). are some leading players in the micro-irrigation systems market. 

Recent Market Developments

  • On March 18, 2021, in Ethiopia, Water Ways Technologies Inc. has signed an agreement in delivering a strawberry irrigation project covering 20hectare of green houses, using Israeli drip irrigation technology. 


Chapter 1. Africa Micro Irrigation Systems Market  – Scope & Methodology

1.1. Market Segmentation

1.2. Assumptions

1.3. Research Methodology

1.4. Primary Sources

1.5. Secondary Sources

Chapter 2. Africa Micro Irrigation Systems Market    – Executive Summary

2.1. Market Size & Forecast – (2021 – 2026) ($M/$Bn)

2.2. Key Trends & Insights

2.3. COVID-19 Impact Analysis

                2.3.1. Impact during 2021 - 2026

                2.3.2. Impact on Supply – Demand

                2.3.3. Impact on Production Cost

                2.3.4. Impact on Supply Chain

Chapter 3. Africa Micro Irrigation Systems Market    – Competition Scenario

3.1. Market Share Analysis

3.2. Product Benchmarking

3.3. Competitive Strategy & Development Scenario

3.4. Competitive Pricing Analysis

3.5. Supplier - Distributor Analysis

Chapter 4. Africa Micro Irrigation Systems Market Entry Scenario

4.1. Case Studies – Start-up/Thriving Companies

4.2. Regulatory Scenario - By Region

4.3  Customer Analysis

4.4. Porters Five Force Model

                4.4.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

                4.4.2. Bargaining Powers of Customers

                4.4.3. Threat of New Entrants               

                4.4.4. Rivalry among Existing Players

                4.4.5. Threat of Substitutes

Chapter 5. Africa Micro Irrigation Systems Market –  Landscape

5.1. Value Chain Analysis – Key Stakeholders Impact Analysis

5.2. Market Drivers

5.3. Market Restraints/Challenges

5.4. Market Opportunities

Chapter 6. Africa Micro Irrigation Systems Market –  By Mechanism

6.1. Drip Irrigation System

6.2. Sprinkler Irrigation System

6.3. Other

Chapter 7. Africa Micro Irrigation Systems Market – By Cultivation Technology

7.1. Open Field

7.2. Protected Cultivation

Chapter 8. Africa Micro Irrigation Systems Market – By Component

8.1. Drip Irrigation System

                8.1.1. Drippers

                8.1.2. Tubing

                8.1.3. Valves & Filters

                8.1.4. Pressure Regulators

                8.1.5. Others

8.2. Sprinkler Irrigation System

                8.2.1. Tubing

                8.2.2. Nozzles

                8.2.3. Pressure Regulators

                8.2.4. Fittings/Sprinkler head

                8.2.5. Others

8.3. Others

Chapter 9. Africa Micro Irrigation Systems Market – By Crop Type

9.1. Field Crops

9.2. Orchards and Vineyards

9.3. Vegetables

9.4. Plantation Crops

9.5. Other

Chapter 10. Africa Micro Irrigation Systems Market – By Application

10.1. Agriculture

10.2. Landscape

10.3. Greenhouse

10.4. Nursery

10.5. Others

Chapter 11. Africa Micro Irrigation Systems Market, By Region– Market Size, Forecast, Trends & Insights

11.1. South Africa

11.2. Egypt

11.3. Nigeria

11.4. Ethiopia

11.5. Ghana

11.6. Rest Of Africa

Chapter 12. Africa Micro Irrigation Systems Market – Company Profiles – (Overview, Product Portfolio, Financials, Developments)

12.1. Company 1

12.2. Company 2

12.3. Company 3

12.4. Company 4

12.5. Company 5

12.6. Company 6

12.7. Company 7

12.8. Company 8

12.9. Company 9

12.10. Company 10

  • Primary & Secondary Sources to Collect & Validate Data

  • Utilization of Both Top Down & Bottom Up Approach

  • Holistic Research Methodology

Scope & Introductory Research

In the initial stage of research, the scope for market is defined. In order to better understanding of the market, secondary focus is on different segmentations of the market. Preliminary research involves identifying key data points related to the market under consideration to estimate the market sizes to the best extent.​

Data Collection 

Based on the scope of the market and the key data points, a number of secondary sources are considered. This data collection stage consists of a team of analysts who gather data from various secondary resources, accessing proprietary databases and primary research by reaching out to key market participants and opinion leaders. ​

Data Fusion

At this stage, collected data using several sources is arranged in structured format. The sources include industry participants, in-house models, key opinion leaders in the market ecosystem and databases. Historical data trends are established at this point, and compared to the current scenario. Based on the macro- and micro-factor prevailing in various geographies, proprietary data models are used to analyze key market countries. Key players in this market are listed based on their capabilities in revenue, sales, and development. The study also involves the identification of companies in the category of 'new entrants' and their potential effects on the market.

Data Analysis

At this stage, the analyst team moves on to understand how the market has changed over the years. The total size of the market is gathered after an study of different business segments and end-users is done. An impact research is also done to see what factors will/may influence the market in the years ahead. The effect of various variables on the industry is often taken into account when forecasting market sizes.

Verification ​

Data verification is conducted at all research levels, however this stage is dedicated to more rigorous checking of the data points. At this stage, the estimated data is triangulated with company revenues and checked with industry experts including several senior executives and key opinion leaders in the market. The data is then summarized, and the findings are derived from the same for the report. ​

Quality Assurance & Report Preparation​

Holistic research methodology is followed with combination of Top Down and Bottom Up approach to undertake the estimation and forecasting task in order to ensure quality of data. At this stage of the research process, a dedicated QA team checks the data and approves after several predefined checks. Each section is checked and questioned to make the report accurate and reliable. In case of discrepancy, a team of analysts reviews the issue, and the whole process is repeated again. That significantly improves the report's quality. After approval, all the parts of the report are brought together and is formatted by highly trained team thus making it ready to dispatch.​

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