Farmer’s institution establishment-Wadelai Irrigation Scheme

The overall objective of this 42 months assignment is to provide implementation support to farmers and all stakeholders towards establishment of sustainable institutional management practices through participatory farmer based organizations in order to foster commercially viable irrigation services for the schemes. The specific objectives of the assignment include:

  1. To undertake promotion, awareness raising, mobilization and sensitization of the farmers and all key stakeholders through engaging them in the implementation, development and management of the irrigation schemes.
  2. To establish Farmer Based Organizations, institutional arrangements, business value chain /Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) development for effective management, monitoring and regulation to foster sustainable and viable commercial irrigation services.
  3. To establish and develop capacity to ensure that functional, effective, efficient and viable Farmer based organisations are created to manage, operate and maintain the irrigation schemes.
  4. To train and develop the capacity of farmers in Participatory Irrigation Water Management.

As per Terms of Reference, the following are the deliverables and timelines for the assignment;

  Deliverables Months Cumulative
i Inception Report 1 1
ii Si Situational Analysis Report 2 3
iii Stakeholder Engagement and Communication Report 7 10
iv Farmer Based Management Organizational & Institutional Establishment Report 8 18
v Capacity Development and Training Report 10 28
vi Participatory Irrigation Water Management Report 8 36
vii Final Report 6 42