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PN08 Final Report. Improving On-farm Agricultural Water Productivity inthe Karkheh River Basin (KRB).

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Middle East & North Africa
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Land / Water / Resource Management
Abbasi, F.; Oweis, T.; Siadat, H.

The present project was approved by CPWF for implementation in the KRB and was carried out jointly by the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) and the Iranian Agricultural Extension, Education, and Research Organization (AEERO). The objectives of the project were to enhance the capacity of the partner institutions in developing technological options to improve the farm and basin level water productivity and to assess the prevailing policies and institutions and recommend appropriate policies and institutions needed for supporting the project interventions to help the poor communities for the improvement of their income and livelihoods. Moreover, the project aims at general strengthening of National Agricultural Research and Extension Services (NARES) of Iran.