Flood-Based Livelihoods Network Foundation


  • The Sustainable Water Fund (SWF) project on new water rights for basin management and inclusivity in spate irrigated areas of Pakistan started in collaboration with SPO, RDF and the government of Sindh and Balochistan.

  • Read our special newsflash on agroforestry in FBLS here

  • The 8th annual training on integrated watershed management and flood-based farming systems by Mekelle University (Ethiopia) has been postponed. The new dates will be announced soon.

“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…