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Irrigation and Operational Maintenance Course

By: Foscore Development Center


27 - 31 May, 2019  5 days

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USD 1,000

Venue: Foscore Development Center, Nairobi Kenya

This 5-day course seeks to provide participants with insights and understanding of how

Irrigation systems, both large and small, are planned, designed and managed, and of the economic and livelihood benefits of irrigated agriculture. The course will draw on experience of water resources and irrigation development in a range of countries in Europe, Africa, and Asia.

Course Objective:

  • Understand validated and participatory approach to designing and implementing effective ISHFM programs
  • Apply a participatory approach to designing and implementing an ISHFM program.
  • Understand soil fertility concepts.
  • Understand soil fertility enhancing strategies that maximize profits and agronomic use efficiency.
  • Understand the methodologies and tools to assess suitability, economic feasibility, and impacts of ISHFM on agricultural production, soil fertility, and the environment.
  • Understand how to promote ISHFM to farmers and other stakeholders.

Who should attend?

The course is designed for officers and professionals who are, or will be, working internationally in the water resources and rural development sectors.

Course Content

Module I: The Role and Impact of Irrigation in Global Agriculture

  • Irrigated agriculture and water use
  • Role of the international funding agencies in irrigation development
  • Economics of irrigation

Module II: Fundamentals of Irrigation

  • Components of irrigation and drainage schemes
  • Water resources, hydrology and irrigated agriculture
  • Determining irrigation water requirements

Module III: Design, Operation and Maintenance of Irrigation Systems

  • Design of irrigation and drainage systems
  • Irrigation techniques
  • Operation and maintenance

Module IV: Management Structures and Way Forward

  • Management structures for irrigation
  • Improving efficiency 


  • All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants needs
  • Presentations are well guided, practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are expert with more than 10years of experience.
  • One year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.
  • Register as a group of more than two and enjoy discount of (10% to 50%) plus free five hour adventure drive to the National game park.
  • Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.
Foscore Development Center, Nairobi Kenya May 27 - 31 May, 2019

Class Session: 09:00:am - 04:30:am

USD 1,000.00
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Jackson Munene +254 712260031

A discount of 10% to 50& for a group of more than two
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