Innovative Irrigation Techniques 19 – 30 September 2016

This two-week customized exposure visit program on Innovative Irrigation Techniques is prepared for the professionals of the Sindh Water Sector Improvement Project, Sindh Irrigation and Drainage Authority and Area Water Boards funded by The World Bank.  This course is designed for the professionals engaged in the different irrigation and agricultural projects in Sindh Province, aimed in enhancing the technical skills of the professionals in Irrigation Management.

Program Objective:

The program aims to develop, adopt and disseminate knowledge and technologies that focus on the utilization and management of agricultural systems and water resources. This program will demonstrate deep understanding of the new irrigation techniques and different farm machineries.


Module1: Irrigation Technologies:

  • Introduction to different Irrigation techniques
  • Selection of suitable technique
  • Use of Renewable Energy
  • Crop selection

Module 2:  Farming Systems

  • Precision farming
  • High-value low-volume Vegetable Crops
  • Improving overall farm productivity through sustainable agricultural practices

 Module 3:  Study Visit

  • Visit to Kaisew Dam and Royal irrigation Project
  • East West Seed Company
  • Mitr Phol Sugarcane smart farming
  • Rice Research Center, Pathumthani
  • Center of excellence for Agricultural and Food Mechanization

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