CLIENT: MINISTRY OF WATER AND ENVIRONMENT
The overall objective of the consultancy assignment is to provide implementation support to farmers and all stakeholders for establishment of sustainable technical proposal for consultancy services for implementation support for sustainable farmer based institutional management of Rwengaaju irrigation scheme in Kabarole district, through participatory Farmer-Based Organizations (FBOs) in order to foster commercially viable irrigation services for the scheme.
For this assignment; ACL will continuously mobilize, sensitize and train the farmers at all stages of irrigation development. The Consultant will build
capacity of FBOs, irrigation water user committees, and establish Farmer Field Schools to manage operate and maintain irrigation water services.
During the duration of the assignment the deliver on the following objectives:
- Carrying out stakeholders’ engagement, communication, awareness, mobilisation and sensitisation activities through the situation analysis, implementation process and functional support and performance evaluation
- Establishment of Farmer Based Management Organizations, institutional regulatory arrangements, business value chain /Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) development for effective management, monitoring and regulation to foster sustainable and viable commercial irrigation services
- Establishment and developing of capacity to ensure functional, effective, efficient and viable Farmer Based Organisations to manage, operate and maintain the irrigation scheme and
- Train and develop the capacity of farmers in Participatory Irrigation Water Management (PIWM)