Project Profile

Irrigation Performance and Management

Duration : January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017
(Extended to December 31, 2019)

This set of activiites bring together the findings of various studies of management systems, tools and processes to synthesize the current state of knowledge on irrigation modernization. The outcome of the proejct will be: (i) a review paper (in partnership with ICID) on current practice in irrigation modernization;and (ii) pilot implementation of IWMI Irrigation Asset Management Software (SAMS) with Irrigation Benchmarking Indicators.

Location(s): Global
Project Contact: Manthrithilake, H.
Donor(s): WLE
Research Collaborator(s) : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage, World Bank,

Farmers cultivating lettuce, while another farmer digs a small canal (marwa) with a donkey, Egypt. Photo: cc: Hamish John Appleby/IWMI