Phase I Report. Karkheh Basin Focal Project in Iran.
Karkheh Basin Focal Project (KBFP) is one of four pilot projects established by the Challenge Programme on Water and Food in late 2005. This document provides a brief overview of Karkheh Basin and highlights the key issues related to sustainable land and water management. It summarizes the progress during Phase-I and plans for actual project implementation (i.e. Phase-II) and expected outputs. The long term objective of the project is to identify best-bet water related interventions to mitigate poverty or improve livelihoods and test their potential impacts using an integrating modeling framework.