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Small scale irrigation, large scale benefits

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Balochistan, is the largest province of Pakistan, but only gives residence to 5% of the country's population. It's irrigation system, Kareze, is constantly being threatened by droughts, water scarcity and earthquakes. After a major earthquake in 2008, the Kareze system got rebuild and improved with help of the World Bank. Its efficiency increased drastically by the implementation of dams and check dams. This case is a great example of inclusive and sustainable water management!

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Produced by: World Bank
Year: 2014
Language: English
Region: Balochistan, Pakistan

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