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2017

Institutional Capacity Development and Awareness Rising on Irrigation and Drainage Networks in the Almaty and Turkistan regions Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan

Titre : Institutional Capacity Development and Awareness Rising on Irrigation and Drainage Networks in the Almaty and Turkistan regions Kazakhstan

Pays : Kazakhstan

Durée : December 2017 — December 2021

Objectif
Rural and urban communities in Kazakhstan have sustainable access to irrigation water and improved agricultural land conditions in Almaty and Turkistan Regions. This, in turn, will contribute to addressing the broader national goals and objectives of reducing rural poverty and increasing food security.

Présentation
This project seeks to develop the capacity of the Kazvodkhoz State Enterprise and its branch offices in Almaty and in the Turkistan regions through institutional change management and improved irrigation water management and governance which would serve as an example throughout Kazakhstan. The project addresses the (i) institutional development of administrative departments (finance, operations and maintenance and supervision, mechanization, Technical Design and Planning, Water Use and Delivery), as well as (ii) capacity development of technical field staff (on-the-job training, (iii) development of a new water tariff/billing system and (iv) awareness raising of local farmers and the existing water user’s associations (WUA) on efficient water management.

The project intends to align functional responsibilities and authorities of the Kazvodkhoz State Enterprise. The project intends to expose employees of Kazvodhoz to international knowledge on more efficient management structures in the water sector. These changes will enhance the sustainability of irrigation supplies and systems, which will encourage donors and investors to return to this sector. The project will contribute to improve the ability of rural communities of Turkistan’s sub-districts to access irrigation water supply systems and hence to improve the lives of a substantial numbers of people living in the Makhtaral and Shardara districts.

Organisme mise en œuvre : Ministry of Agriculture

Budget : $1,555,390

Présentation : PNUD

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