Irrigation Sector Guide: Socioeconomic and Gender Analysis Programme, FAO

Irrigation Sector Guide: Socioeconomic and Gender Analysis Programme, FAO

Purpose of the guide is to support participatory planning of irrigation schemes and the integration of socioeconomic and gender issues in the planning process. The ultimate aim is to improve irrigation scheme performance, while strengthening the position of rural women and disadvantaged groups. Guide is written for professionals who are involved in the planning, design and implementation of irrigation programmes. It is thus intended for irrigation engineers, members of multi-disciplinary identification and formulation missions, staff of rural development projects, government employees, staff of NGOs, and engineering and consulting firms. [author]

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