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The Farmers’ Training Manual for Participatory Training and Extension in Farmers’ Water Management

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This training manual provides a detailed procedure for field staff to implement a series of training sessions for farmers and water users associations. The manual is subdivided into: Part A: Farmers Seasonal Planning (704 KB). This includes procedures for participatory planning with farmers to define a water management improvement plan to be implemented in the coming season Part B: Farmers Seasonal Training. This includes procedures to provide guidance and assistance to farmers in the implementation of water control technologies and is subdivided into modules, each addressing a specific type of procedures and technologies:

  • Module 1: Water Sources (1081KB)
  • Module 2: Farmers’ Irrigation System Improvements (756 KB)
  • Module 3: Field Water Management (1640 KB)
  • Module 4: Drainage, Flood and Salinity Control (848 KB) Module 5: Water Users Association (782 KB)

Part C: Monitoring and Evaluation B (547 KB). This includes procedures for implementing a participatory impact assessment.

All the training material can be downloaded as pdf files from this website, but is also available on a CD-ROM that can be ordered by sending an e-mail to the address below.

FAO Water Resources  -  English (en)

Document Information

Document Type Document
Author FAO
Year of Publication 2001
Publisher Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Region / Country Global /
Primary Language English (en)
Keywords Agriculture, Water Management, Irrigation
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