As stated by the World Bank, the development objective of Improvement and Rehabilitation of Irrigation Systems Project for Kosovo is to increase the efficiency of water utilization and boost agricultural productivity in the project area. This project has three components.
The first component, Rehabilitation and Modernization of the Radoniqi-Dukagjini Irrigation Scheme (RDIS), has the following sub-components: (i) Rehabilitation of the RDIS; and (ii) Modernization of the RDIS.
The second component, Capacity Building to Increase Water Use Efficiency and Agriculture Productivity, aims to improve the sustainability and efficiency of infrastructure investments supported under component 1 and increase the capacities of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development, municipalities, irrigation providers and farmers.
The third component, Project Management, Coordination, Monitoring and Evaluation, aims to support the establishment of a Project Implementation Unit which will build on the experience in implementation of the Agriculture and Rural Development Project and will be tailored to the needs of the project activities.
According to the World Bank, the project-related environmental and social risks are "Moderate".
The fund grant comes from the European Commission Development Fund.
World Bank Team Leaders:
Silvia Mauri - Senior Agricultural Specialist
Trandelina Baraku - Water Resources Management Specialist
Xueling Li - Agriculture Economist
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Borrower - Government of Kosovo:
Hekuran Murati - Minister
Implementing Agency - Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development:
Blerim Hasani - General Secretary
Contractor - Radoniqi-Dukagjini Sh. A. Regional Irrigation Company JSC:
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