Rehabilitation of irrigation infrastructure in Middle Shabelle region of Hirshabelle State of Somalia

Authors: IGAD
Date: 2019


In this promising practice, existing irrigation infrastructures were rehabilitated and improved through expansion of irrigated areas for improved accessibility. Improved water availability benefitted 55 villages, who depend primarily on agriculture. New crops such as vegetables were introduced as cash crops, hence contributing to livelihood diversification and improved income for small-scale farmers.