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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Kenya
2. Title (Full name) Irrigation, Drainage & Water Storage Expert
3. Project Location Country wide
4. Type of project 3
1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support 1 4 7 10
1. Policy, 2. R & D, 3. Extension & Training, 4. Production, 5. Marketing
6. Post-harvest, 7. Irrigation, 8. Credit, 9. Seed, 10. Other ( specify below )
10. Project formulation
6. Fund sources
(Funding agency)
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
7. Budget JPY 32 million for 2 years (estimated)
8. Project duration Start: Aug. 2009 (tentative)
(dd/mm/yy) End: Jul. 2011 (tentative)
9. Goal and objectives Goal:
Obj.: 1) Support the implementation of the irrigation and drainage reforms after the finalization of the irrigation policy,
2) Support the development of irrigation, drainage and water storage master plan,
3) Support towards achievement of Vision 2030 on irrigation, drainage and water storage targets,
4) Support reasonable, effective irrigation, drainage & water storage projects management,
5) Promote organizational reinforcement of the Ministry of Water and Irrigation,
6) Promote ongoing and future irrigation & drainage programs under Japan's ODA,
7) Capacity development for community participation in irrigation & drainage management.
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Staff of Ministry of Water and Irrigation
Sec.: Farmers
11. Project component (activities) 1. Advice and assist the Ministry on Irrigation sector reforms in accordance with the new irrigation policy
2. Advice on the achievement of vision 2030 targets on irrigation, drainage and water storage including development of irrigation , drainage and water storage master plan and action plan for achievement of the targets
3. Advice on irrigated rice production in line with the National Rice Development Strategy (NRDS)
4. Offer advice and guidance for current and future JICA cooperation including but not limited to Project on Sustainable Smallholder Irrigation Development and Management in Central and Southern Kenya (SIDEMAN) and Mwea Irrigation Scheme
5. Offer advice and suggestions in regard to future challenges in an endeavor to achieve the ministry's vision and mission
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Irrigation policy is finalized and proposed sectoral reforms are implemented
2. Vision 2030 targets on irrigation, drainage and water storage are achieved
3. Irrigation, drainage and water storage master plan is prepared
4. In collaboration with stakeholders under the National Rice Development Strategy (NRDS), irrigated rice production is increased
5. Projects are formulated to ensure current and future JICA corporation is enhanced
13. Inputs 1. Japanese side:
1.1 Dispatch of an long-term expert
1.2 Activity cost
2. Kenyan side:
2.1 Appoint counterpart to work with the expert
2.2 Office space
2.3 Ministry vehicles and other facilities that may be available
14. Implementing agency Ministry of Water and Irrigation
15. Status of the project 2 1. Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. Ongoing, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
Keywords: Irrigation master plan, Irrigation policy, Project formulation, Capacity development