Ministry of Agriculture Livestock and Irrigation
Project Technical Operator for “Myinkun and Kanni Pump Irrigation Projects in the Central Dry Zone”, implemented by Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department (IWUMD) of Ministry of Agriculture Livestock and Irrigation (MOALI), financed by French Agency for Development (AFD), Contract No: PIP/CON 01.
Project provides (i) TA to IWUMD on rehabilitation planning, investigations, surveys and design, cost estimation and tendering; (ii) developing more inclusive and functioning user organisations for management, O&M of irrigation infrastructure; and (iii) improving performance of irrigation schemes by promoting efficient field irrigation techniques, higher value crops and more climate resilient crop production systems.
Leading 7 strong team of long-term national experts and 6-strong international short-term experts.
Responsible for planning and conducting Participatory Diagnostic Assessment of water user organisations, developing participatory design procedures for scheme rehabilitation, implementation of socio-economic baseline survey, staff assessment for capacity building measures, development and implementation of capacity building modules for farmers and government staffs, mentoring senior departmental management staff at national and regional levels, team management, drafting and submission of subject and project reports, budgeting and managing project funds. Lead and conduct regular weekly and monthly team and stakeholder meetings.
Expert: Manfred, Team Leader/ Irrigation Engineer