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FORMATION OF IRRIGATION ASSOCIATIONS UNDER PARTICIPATORY IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

After successfully delivery for the awareness raising campaign on participatory irrigation management program and the Afghanistan water law, and social mobilization of the formers, the IAs formation process has been started in Mushtaq canal in Lawer Balkh Sub-Basin. The IAs formation will be facilitated by BRD in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) and community elders, formers…

VULNERABLE YOUTH EMPOWERED WITH VOCATIONAL SKILLS

Under  BRD social protection program 7 vulnerable youth are empowered with vocational training which  provided them with job opportunities in the job market and  enabled them to earn sufficient income to support their families.Under BRD social protection program, our aim is to empower youth to bring about positive change and social cohesion to their communities in order to reduce vulnerabilities and reduce risky behaviors including irregular migration The major focus of the program to provide skills and tools to the vulnerable jobless and vulnerable youths in the result they are empowered and their capacity is enhanced to support their families and become agent of change in their community and society.The youth in Afghanistan experience an inadequate services delivery.

PARTICIPATORY IRRIGATION MANAGMENT CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAM IS LUNCHED

The Water Resources Development Investment Program (WRDIP) will support MEW and MAIL to implement Participatory Irrigation Management (PIM) and develop the capacity to support activities for operationalizing the institutional framework established in the Water Law. Specifically, it will include organizational capacity development of MAIL for Irrigation User Association support and implementation of participatory irrigation management (PIM), as well as organizational capacity development of MEW for Water User Association support and implementation of WUA activities.Under WRDIP, The Bureau for Rights Based Development (BRD) has been awardedwith contract by the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) under the Asian Development Bank (ADB) grants to facilitate the formulation and registration of the Irrigation Association and Water User Associations and to implement capacity development activities in the areas of Moshtaq Canal in Balkh province and Ningarhar Valley Development Authority (NVDA) in Ningarhar Province. The program includes the following components:

Read Our December 2017 Newsletter

The December issue of the BRD newsletter is out and covers BRD international engagement with the Council of States Parties, the United Nation’s Convention against Corruption policy-making body. You can also learn about one of our volunteers and BRD’s involvement in the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

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