Spate Irrigation Network Foundation


  • The Spate Irrigation Network Foundation is transforming into a network of farmers and water users. The emphasis is shifting to farmer to farmer learning. Therefore training materials are shared in the website on Farmer learning materials page.

  • To get more attention for flood based farming systems the Spate Irrigation Network Foundation is available on facebook. Click here to check the account. Like the account to spread it more and more…

  • During the 1st  Annual Leadership Course on Spate Irrigation and Rain Water Harvesting, seeds of cluster beans, mustered oil seed, sesame seed, Sesbania & Bakayan tree from Pakistan were shared with participants to test them in spate irrigation areas of their countries. Find the document here.

“Floods are not always a hazard. They may also sustain aquatic life and riverine biodiversity, recharge aquifers, enrich soils and in some of the world’s poorest areas they are the main source of irrigation.”

Global Water Partnership (2000) ‘Toward water security: a framework for action’


is a network of spate irrigation professionals and practitioners. The network stimulates the development of programmes of implementation that improve the livelihoods of those in spate irrigation areas, exchanges experiences and good practices, helps upgrade training, identify priority fields for improvement and research and development. Read more…

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