Professional Development Technical Training on: Innovative Irrigation Management (Thailand & Indonesia), 17 – 28 October 2016

This 2 weeks Customized Professional Development Technical Training on Innovation Irrigation Management (Thailand & Indonesia) is prepared for 12 Officials of Irrigation Management Improvement Project (IMIP), Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB), Ministry of Water Resource (MoWR), Bangladesh during 17- 28 October 2016.

To implement this training program, BWDB has collaborated with AIT Extension of the Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand to organize such program for 2 weeks in Thailand and Indonesia.  The program will cover the areas of irrigation management improvement approach including innovative plan and management options for the Muhuri Irrigation Project (MIP); co-management and Public Private Partnership (PPP) approaches; management, operation and maintenance (MOM) of irrigation projects; irrigation cost recovery; some modules on planning, designing and operation of irrigation/water resources development projects; water balance study, reservoir operation, operational status survey of project components and other pertinent subjects including elements of monitoring.


The main aim of this professional development training course is to enhance the understanding, skills and capacity of the officials from People's Republic of Bangladesh on Improved, Modern and Effective Irrigation management, stakeholders’ participation and institutional development. This Exposure and Training program will help to provide real-world practices and solutions on improved irrigation management in Thailand and Indonesia. This will help the IMIP in achieving its aims of providing benefits to the farmers in Bangladesh for the enhancement of agricultural productivity.

This program is held during 17 - 28 October 2016 at Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok

Donor:IMIP, BWDB, Ministry of Water Resources, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Participants: Twelve (12) Officials from Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB)

Course Director:  Dr. Pradeep Kumar Dash

Course Coordinator:  Ms. Kanlaya Muangsan

Contact: Dr. Pradeep Kumar Dash

                 Senior Program Specialist,  AIT Extension

                 Asian Institute of Technology


               Tel:  +66-2-5245358