TORs For Establishment of Sustainable Farmer Based Management Organisations for Namalu Irrigation Scheme in Nakapiripirit and Sipi Irrigation Scheme in Bulambuli District
The Government of Uganda with Financial assistance from the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has embarked on construction of three (3) Irrigation schemes of; Namalu in Nakapiripirit, Unyama in Amuru/Gulu districts and Sipi in Bulambuli district. The aim of the project is to utilize the irrigation potential so as to increase farm production and productivity thereby increasing incomes, enhancing food security and improving the livelihoods of farmers and the beneficiary community as a whole. The project will also contribute to improved climate resilience through sustainable natural resources management and agricultural enterprise development. However to achieve this, there is need to establish sustainable institutional management arrangements for the irrigation schemes based on farmer management organizations in order to achieve the intended objectives and ensure sustainability of the irrigation schemes.