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2007

Rehabilitation and Conservation of Kahrez systems in Northern Governorates – Iraq

Irak

Titre : Rehabilitation and Conservation of Kahrez systems in Northern Governorates – Iraq

Pays /Région : Irak

Code projet : ITF A5-21 FOOD/UNESCO Rehabil

Durée : 42 months Start Date 30 September 2007

Présentation
The project aims to improve the supply of water for drinking and for irrigation in rural areas of the northern governorates through the rehabilitation and conservation of traditional aqueduct structures, called karez. The immediate objectives are to (1) rehabilitate and conserve karez water systems ; (2) build technical capacity in the long-term rehabilitation and maintenance of traditional karez systems ; and (3) build networking with concerned institutions in the region to share the information and experience in the traditional water systems.

Objectifs
1. karez water systems rehabilitated and conserved ; 2. technical capacity enables long-term rehabilitation and maintenance of traditional karez systems ; and 3. Information and experience shared in the northern region of Iraq on the rehabilitation, conservation and management of karez systems.

Agences Nations Unies : UNESCO

Implementing Partners : Ministry of Water Resources of both Central Government and KRG

Financement  : MDTF Fund

Budget : US$ 1,600,628

United Nations Development Group

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