03/08/2014Bolivia

Advisor for innovative irrigation technologies (Bolivia)

Empresa: 
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
País: 
Bolivia
País: 
Bolivia
Ubicación: 
La Paz
Descripción: 

The National irrigation Service (SENARI) is a decentralized unit of the Environment and Water Ministry, which includes the National School for Irrigation. The service is regional offices in seven departments.

Shaping the Future near by SENARI's aim is to develop irrigation in Bolivia together with irrigation farmers considering their costumes and rights. The advisory will contribute to strengthen SENARI's role as a training centre for farmers and technical staff in efficient water use.

The assignment is integrated in the GIZ project PROAGRO III. One of the project's aims is to promote innovative agricultural production practices under irrigation. SENARI and the School for Irrigation realize training courses in various departments for farmers and technical staff. These courses shall be integrated into the national educational system.