Komering Irrigation Project (II-2)

Period (Date of Loan Agreement):
    March 31, 2005

    Lampung, South Sumatra

Amount Provided:
    13,790 million Yen

Executing Agency:
    Directorate General of Water Resources, Ministry of Public Works

Key Points:
    Supporting increased rice production in the Komering River basin by strengthening the irrigation system.

The objective of the project is to increase rice and other food production and thereby reduce poverty in the Komering basin in South Sumatra Province (East OKU district and South OKU district) and Lampung Province (Way Kanan district). The project consists of developing secondary and tertiary canals, drainage canals and land development, strengthening the O&M system, including capacity enhancement of irrigation associations, and providing agricultural extension programs. The project is due to be completed in 2013.