Restoration of Chilghoza forest ecosystem in Suleman range, Balochistan province, Pakistan

Published: 16 July 2021
Last edited: 16 July 2021

Rehabilitation of the irrigation system to mobilise alternative sources of income

 

The district's damaged irrigation canal had led to a loss of income from agricultural activities. The community could not afford maintenance. With the support of the programme, the irrigation system was put back into operation and the residents were able to successfully resume the cultivation of maize, barley and vegetables the following year. The financing of the 1.5km long canal provided a sustainable alternative source of income.

Classifications

Category
Co-management building
Scale of implementation
Local
Phase of solution
Documentation and dissemination of results

Enabling factors

Technical and financial support to meet genuine needs.  

Lessons learned

Support to meet genuine needs helps mobilize local communities.  

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