The objective is to contribute to the reduction of widespread poverty and improve economic livelihoods in the more vulnerable, low food security areas in the three northern provinces of Jowzjan, Faryab, and Sar-E-Pol througn support for community-based irrigation system rehabilitation and maintenance approaches, and pilot approaches to community planning and management. The project scope comprises: (i) income generation for the poor through irrigated agriculture, (ii) community capacity building for decision making and effective water utilization and management, and (iii) project management and monitoring. Improvement of traditional irrigation structures resulting in sustainable water for production is the immediate priority because of its key importance for livelihood-based agricultural production and for enhancing and sustaining natural resources-based asset generation.
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