Irrigation and Operational Maintenance Course
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Irrigation and Operational Maintenance Course

5 Days Online - Virtual Training

# Start Date End Date Duration Location Registration
17 12/12/2022 16/12/2022 5 Days Live Online Training
18 23/01/2023 27/01/2023 5 Days Live Online Training
19 20/02/2023 24/02/2023 5 Days Live Online Training
20 20/03/2023 24/03/2023 5 Days Live Online Training
21 17/04/2023 21/04/2023 5 Days Live Online Training
22 15/05/2023 19/05/2023 5 Days Live Online Training
23 12/06/2023 16/06/2023 5 Days Live Online Training

 

Introduction

 

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.

 

Duration

 

5 days

 

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

 

General Notes

·         All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants' needs

·         The participant must be conversant in English

·         Presentations are well-guided, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and group work. Our facilitators are experts with more than 10 years of experience.

·         Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with a Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)

·         Training will be done at the Foscore development center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer inhouse and online training on the client schedule

·         Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

·         The course fee for onsite training includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

·         Accommodation, pickup, freight booking, and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.

·         Tablet and Laptops are provided to participants on request as an add-on cost to the training fee.

·         One-year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

·         Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount of (10% to 50%)

·         Payment should be done before commence of the training or as agreed by the parties, to the FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us to prepare better for you.

·         For any inquiries reach us at training@fdc-k.org or +254712260031

 

 

·         Website:www.fdc-k.org

 

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