Natural Resource Management (BCC, IWRM)

Sector Facts

Households-Total Beneficiaries of Natural Resource Management

Irrigation Schemes

Household provided with Solar Electrification

Integrated Water Resource Management Schemes

Recharge check structures constructed on Upstream Karezes

Plants Planted

Poly Tunnels Installed

Individuals trained on Natural Resource Management

Solar Pumps for drinking and agriculture purpose

Karezes Improved

Sector Briefing

  • 732 Irrigation Schemes Completed
  • 162 Integrated Water Resource Management Schemes Completed
  • 658 Households provided with Solar Electrification Units
  • 57 recharge check structures constructed on upstream Karezes
  • 132 Solar pumps for drinking and agriculture purpose
  • 50,000 plants planted
  • 141 Karezes Improved
  • 65 Poly Tunnels installed
  • 93,680 individuals trained on NATURAL Resource Management
  • Total Beneficiaries of NRM = 134,084 Households
  • Sector Briefing
  • Objectives

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Sector Briefing:

Natural Resource Management (NRM) refers to the sustainable utilization of major natural resources, such as land, water, air, minerals, forests, fisheries, and wild flora and fauna. Together, these resources provide the ecosystem services that provide better quality to human life.

In Balochistan, majority of the rural population is poverty stricken coupled with degradation of agricultural and range lands where water is the scarcest natural resource for domestic and agriculture purpose. The pressure on natural resources particularly water has potentially been aggravated by the advancement in water extraction techniques such as solar powered tube wells.

Objectives:

BRSP’s objectives under Natural Resource Management are aligned with SDG 15: Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.

  • Improve Water Conservation and Recharge Structures.
  • Improve Water Management
  • Adequately harness, conserve and use water to improve the lives of the local communities
  • Promote behavior change in communities
  • Enhanced support for communities to promote knowledge and behavior change for better water usage.