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Stakeholder Forum Quetta (2nd Round) under ACIAR Sponsored Project Developing Approaches to Enhance Farmer Water Management Skills in Punjab, Sindh and and Balochistan


PCRWR in partnership with its partner organizations, Social Science Research Institute and Society of Fascilitators and Trainers (SOFT) has organized on day stakeholder forum workshop. This workshop was held on October 23, 2020 at Agricutlrual Research Institute (ARI), Quetta. This event was attended by farmers involved in project activities, students, reps from department of Agriculture, Irrigation and ARI. During this workshop, farmers and reps from different institutes engaged in group activity following Farmer Integrated Learning Approach (FILM). In four separate group activities farmers highlighed key issues and worked out their soultions utilizing their own resources. These key issues include; Excessive installation of solar powered pump and cultivation of high delta crops, Limited fascilites for soil testing, certified seeds and pesticides, limited rainwater harvesting fascilities and Improrper management of community owned Karez Water System.