Fergana Valley Water Resources Management Project

Funding Agency World Bank, Borrower

Implementing Agency Ministry of Water Resources

Budget: US$877,365,000.00

Country: Tajikistan

Start Year: 2005

End Year: 2014

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Description: Fergana Valley Water Resources Management Project (FVWRMP), which is providing assistance to the Government of Tajikistan to address irrigation and drainage deficiencies in eastern Sughd. The main SA objectives were to understand how prevailing structures of water provision, land reforms, and gender relations impact rural livelihoods; to analyze experiences in establishing inclusive Water Users Associations (WUAs); and to provide recommendations to FVWRMP with the aim of enhancing its programs. The FVWRMP aims to (i) enhance productivity of irrigated agriculture and increase the incomes of about 250,000 people by improving land and water management; and (ii) improving regulation and dam safety of the Kairakkum reservoir and the efficiency of water management at the basin level.

Sector: Water

Beneficiaries: Tajikistan government