According to the World Bank, the main objectives of the Irrigation and Drainage Improvement Project are to: 1) promote sustainable irrigated agricultural production through irrigation and drainage rehabilitation, improved water management, and better operation and maintenance; 2) introduce improved agricultural practices and farmers' information services; and 3) strengthen irrigation and environmental agencies. The project will include the following components: 1) rehabilitation of irrigation and drainage systems; 2) promotion of agricultural development on privatized farms including pilots for farmers' participatory training and information services as well as farm restructuring; and 3) institution building comprising: (a) support for the project implementation unit; (b) strengthening of environmental capacity; and (c) study of the feasibility of privatizing irrigation management for a typical canal command area.
The IBRD additionally provided a grant of JPY 184.5 million.
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