Institutional Development - encouraging progress

ACE has completed a number of institutional development projects in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nigeria, Ghana, Somalia, Jordan, Libya and Thailand.

Areas of Expertise

  • Studies and Implementation of Institutional Reforms
  • Restructuring of Provincial Irrigation Departments (PID)
  • Legal and Regulatory Framework
  • Water Pricing, Trading and Markets
  • Water Rights
  • Collection Systems of Water Charges
  • Drainage Cess, Revenues
  • Comparison between O&M Expenditure and Revenue Collection
  • Irrigation and Drainage Investments
  • Community Development
  • Management Information System (MIS)
  • Financial Planning and Management
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Institutional Strengthening of Provincial Irrigation Departments (PID), Area Water Boards(AWB), Water User Associations (WUA) and Farmer Organizations (FO)
  • Community Organizations
  • Formulation of Terms and Conditions
  • Contract and Tender Documents

Some of the Major Projects of ACE

  • Nara Canal Command Institutional Development Pilot Project, Pakistan
  • Institutional Reforms under World Bank funded "Reducing Government Liabilities", Pakistan
  • Effective Performance of Irrigation Departments / use of Water Charges (Abiana) for increasing farm output, Pakistan
  • Institutional Reforms under World Bank funded "Nationwide Study for Improving Procedures for Assessment & Collection of Water Charges and Drainage Cess", Pakistan
  • Institutional Reforms under World Bank funded "SCARP Transition Program", Pakistan
  • Institutional Reforms under World Bank funded "Six Irrigation Schemes Projects (Community Based)", Nigeria
  • Institutional Reforms under Groundwater Development Project, Indonesia
  • Institutional Reforms under Water Management Projects, Pakistan