- Community Agricultural Infrastructure Development (CAID) of ADO builds on the organizational experience and the HID in order to assist the agrarian communities to offset poverty and improve agricultural practices. It works through:
1. Formation of more than 750 groups of male and female peasants
2. Training and technical backstopping
3. Partial financial support to them to
D) Supervise and
E) Sustain and replicate infrastructure development models - linked to the development of agriculture
and subsequently, income of more than 46,000 poorest of the poor
- There are two projects that fall under its ambit, i.e., Integrated Water Efficient Irrigation Project, which is known as IWEIP, and the construction of culverts, making of water courses, installation of tube wells, soling of link roads and streets, etc., which we term as Community Physical Infrastructure or CPI.
- ADO completed at least five yearlong phases of CPI and three phases of IWEIP between year 2005 and 2012. The projects, of worth 322,066,972 rupees, quadrupled the incomes of the poor male and female farmers of Tehsil Chowbarah, Layyah and Karor as different reports indicate. Communities extended a share of rupees 51,706,335 in the overall financial input of the CAID. Donors provided 269,820,165 rupees to the kitty. The farmers groups are known as Kissan Committees.
- Regarding planning and implementation of both IWEIP and CPI, ADO formed 632 groups. ADO has completed 411 projects and development schemes, courtesy South Asia Partnership-Pakistan which acquired resources from Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund, and helped the local agriculture ramify and quadrupled in production.