Field Visit to Porali River Basin, District Lasbela

ENGAGING COMMUNITIES:

The Balochistan Integrated Water Resources Management and Development Project (BIWRMDP) PMU team comprising Social Safeguards Specialist, Deputy Director (Agriculture), Matching Grants Specialist, Communications Specialist and the PIU Uthal team, including the engineers from the irrigation and agriculture departments and Deputy Director (Irrigation) visited the project’s irrigation scheme sites of Gundacha and Nurg Hingri in the Porali river basin, Lasbela District, Balochistan, from June 15 to 19, 2017. The visit was initiation of the project’s introductory meetings with the recipient communities of the irrigation schemes. The team also visited the Gundacha scheme site. The community members of Gundacha and Nurg-Hingri villages welcomed the schemes and project initiatives, amid interactive sessions. They shared their views/feedback with the project team. The team responded to the queries of the community members and documented their feedback.