On Farm Water Management Project – NWFP

Name of associated firm :
DHV Consultants BV, Infra-D-Consultants, EASE, ASIANCIS Agro Dev. Sheladia Associates, SPO, MMP
Project Location within Country:
Start Date:
August 2001
Completion Date:
June 2002

Project Description

The overall objective of the project is to reduce rural poverty through increased agricultural production leading to increased farm incomes by;

  1. Improving the reliability, efficiency and equity of distribution of available irrigation water

  2. Increasing on-farm water use efficiency and

  3. Enhancing long-term financial sustainability of the irrigation system by forming a farmers’ organization. The project comprises all districts of NWFP & FATA covering an area of about 0.23 million ha.



Engineering Consultants have deployed professionals for the implementation of the project

The responsibilities of Engineers include the following activities:

  • Establish Farmers Organizations

  • Checking of the design of water courses and field channels

  • Checking of the alignment and level of the watercourses and field channels

  • Quality Control during the construction of watercourses and water storage tanks

  • Physical checking and verification of bills

  • Training to the field staff for the measurement of flow and calculating of seepage losses

  • Precise Land Levelling

  • Database management and baseline survey