Irrigation and Operational Maintenance Course

Irrigation and Operational Maintenance Course

# Course Date Duration Location Course fee: Registration
10 07/03/2022 To 18/03/2022 5 Days Nairobi Kenya USD 1,000
11 30/05/2022 To 03/06/2022 5 Days Nairobi Kenya USD 1,000
12 14/11/2022 To 18/11/2022 5 Days Nairobi Kenya USD 1,000




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.




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 with English


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


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


·         Training will be done at Foscore development center (FDC-K) center in Nairobi Kenya. We also offer more than five participants training at requested location within Kenya, more than ten participant within east Africa and more than twenty participant all over the world.


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


·         The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, 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.


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


·         Register as a group of more than two and enjoy discount of (10% to 50%) plus free five hour adventure drive to the National game park.


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


·         For any enquiry or +254712260031