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The Regulations provide for the establishment of several authorities, bodies and technical figures for the management of Irrigation Projects, these include:

“Project Management” the body that shall ensure the implementation of the policies of the Irrigation Development Authority relating to the Project and shall consist of the Technical Heads of the various departments established under these Regulations and two representatives of the Farmers’ Association of the Project.

“Project Manager” who will be in charge of the project; “Land Allocation Committee” that has the function to allocate land in accordance with the terms of the Land Allocation Agreement to full-time farmers, taking into consideration the size of the farmer’s family.

“Agricultural Committee” that is responsible for the planning and implementation of agronomic practices to ensure that no person tampers with irrigation network, that farmers use the land for the purpose specified in the Agreement and do not transfer or sublet land allocated to them.

“Farmers Association” with the purpose of representing its members in all transactions both with private and government agencies concerning the Project participate in the business of the Management and act as an arbitrator in disputes involving members of the Association.

“Disciplinary Committee” to investigate any infringement or alleged infringement of the terms of the Agreement and impose the appropriate penalty when necessary.

The Regulations also provide details on project funding, reporting, auditing, account and penalty system.

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