Irrigation & Drainage

  • Preparation of Database, Preliminary Investigations & Request for Proposal for Irrigation Development Projects

    Preparation of Database, Preliminary Investigations & Request for Proposal for Irrigation Development Projects

    The works done involved:- 1. Prepared data collection tools. 2. Prepared list of ongoing and proposed irrigation projects in the basin. 3. Separated the projects into; projects ready for construction; projects ready for design; projects ready for feasibility study, and projects requiring rehabilitation. 4. Conducted preliminary investigations for each project. 5. Organized stakeholder workshops. 6. […]

  • Kenya Natural Resources Management Project - Irrigation and Drainage Sector Institutional Reform Consultancy (Irrigation Policy 2009)

    Kenya Natural Resources Management Project – Irrigation and Drainage Sector Institutional Reform Consultancy (Irrigation Policy 2009)

    The works done involved:- 1. Draft Irrigation and Drainage Bill 2009, with schedules containing regulations on NIDS and IWUAs. 2. Proposed Amendments to the Water Act 2002 and possible amendments to the KEWI Act 2001. 3. Report with Recommended Reforms: The Irrigation and Drainage Sector. 4. Provision of Support Services by State and Non-State Entities: […]

  • Kenya Natural Resources Management Project – Irrigation component (Finalization of Irrigation policy 2007)

    Kenya Natural Resources Management Project – Irrigation component (Finalization of Irrigation policy 2007)

    The works done involved:- 1. Prepare National Irrigation and Drainage Policy. 2. Prepare the National Sessional Paper on Irrigation and Drainage. 3. Prepare Institutional Framework for implementation of Policy and Strategy. 4. Prepare Cabinet Memorandum. 5. Prepare draft legal framework, and 6. To prepare the final Implementation framework.

  • District Irrigation and Drainage Profiles

    District Irrigation and Drainage Profiles

    The works involved the identification of potential irrigation and drainage sites, performance evaluation, priority ranking, preparation of district profile reports and participation in the district priority ranking workshops.

  • Demand Study for Smallholder Rice Irrigation Schemes in Districts Bordering Lake Victoria

    Demand Study for Smallholder Rice Irrigation Schemes in Districts Bordering Lake Victoria

    The demand study was undertaken for five rice growing schemes bordering Lake Victoria region comprised of two fully designed and operational irrigation schemes (Wasare and Maugo) and three rain-fed sites. The study gave a detailed evaluation of the demand for rice cultivation and services.

  • Scheme Inventory and Priority Ranking for Smallholder Rice Irrigation Schemes in Districts Bordering Lake Victoria

    Scheme Inventory and Priority Ranking for Smallholder Rice Irrigation Schemes in Districts Bordering Lake Victoria

    The inventory and priority ranking identified 23 irrigation sites.  All the necessary baseline data with regard to irrigated/rain-fed cultivation was collected. The various possible methods of water conveyance (gravity/pump-fed) methods to the scheme were inventorised on the scheme basis. A priority ranking exercise was undertaken by developing and applying criteria aimed at increasing future scheme […]

  • Water Delivery Study for Smallholder Rice Irrigation Schemes in Districts Bordering Lake Victoria

    Water Delivery Study for Smallholder Rice Irrigation Schemes in Districts Bordering Lake Victoria

    The study involved the comparison of the two methods of rice production in relation to investment, operation and maintenance costs and the benefits for gravity and pump-fed (diesel, petrol and electricity powered pumping units) irrigated areas. A report was prepared which established the minimum and optimum areas for viable irrigated rice production for the various […]

  • Thua River Irrigation Scheme

    Lokorkor Irrigation Scheme

    Feasibility study of Lokorkor Irrigation Scheme in Turkana District, which identified about 58ha of land to benefit 440 nomadic farmers.  The proposed designs were based on the local operation and maintenance capabilities through the strategy of local participation with Food-for-work compensation mode.

  • Lokubae Irrigation Scheme

    Lokubae Irrigation Scheme

    The evaluation team used the information available in the various documents; held discussions with the various person(s) involved in overseeing the implementation, beneficiaries and used that information to assess the progress of implementation in accordance to the implementation schedule in the project document. The monitoring information was used to assess whether project inputs were being […]

  • Morulem Irrigation Scheme

    Morulem Irrigation Scheme

    Investigations of the rehabilitation and extension of the existing Morulem Scheme comprising of 85 ha with a total of 934 nomadic farmers in Turkana District. The study revealed the possibility of the rehabilitation of a low cost approach of Food-for-work strategy for implementation. A socio – economic survey covering 934 farmers was undertaken to test […]