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India - Second Karnataka Watershed Development Project (English)

Ratings of Second Karnataka Watershed Development Project for India were as follows: outcome was satisfactory, Bank performance was satisfactory, and monitoring and evaluation quality was substantial. Some of the lessons learned include: (i) Science-based approaches should be a central element in the next generation of integrated watershed projects.; (ii) In particular, the Land Resource Inventory (LRI) is a valuable tool for managing watersheds effectively; (iii) The LRI can integrate/converge government agencies’ interventions and be a useful extension tool; (iv) Where available, establishing a consortium of capable local scientific and technical partners can be an effective arrangement for supporting the government in the design and implementation of watershed management interventions; (v) In countries where government staff turnover is frequent, allocate additional implementation time to accommodate repeat trainings and learning curves and agree on a delegation of the procurement clearance authority; (vi) Using government training centers can reduce capacity building costs; and (vii) Since national programs may change over time (because of changes in the government or setting of new national priorities), projects which rely on their implementation should remain flexible to accommodate changes.


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    India - Second Karnataka Watershed Development Project

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    farmer; Soil and Water Conservation; Urban and Rural Development; watershed management; integrated watershed management; land use planning; income-generating activity; income generating activity; Agriculture, Fishing and Forestry; capacity-building activity; Internal rate of return; Industry, Trade and Services; cross-cutting themes; effect of climate change; watershed management plan; rainfed agriculture; decision support system; fruit and vegetable; surface water harvesting; value addition; geographic information system; use of water; crop production technologies; capacity of farmer; watershed management approach; long-term climate change; net present value; soil conservation activities; drip irrigation system; accuracy of forecast; low population density; Water and Land; gross domestic product; disaster management activity; assessment of achievement; renewable natural resource; Air Quality Management; skill development program; government training center; University Agricultural; extraction of groundwater; irrigation and drainage; access to information; awareness raising activity; information on market; regional training center; low rainfall areas; project time frame; use of resources; core sector indicator; government training institution; local watershed management; cost of production; quantity of water; intensification of agriculture; exchange rate fluctuation; participatory watershed development; improved food security; value of commodities; international crops research; contribution of knowledge; use of land; participatory watershed management; rainfed area; horticulture crop; Indicator Target; value chain; Animal Husbandry; land resources; mobile application; indian rupee



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India - Second Karnataka Watershed Development Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.