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Application for Well Development (Hand Dug) and Rehabilitation

Overview

Groups of farmers (syndicates) and individuals can apply for rehabilitation of hand dug wells or sand river wells to be used for livestock watering and irrigation purposes.

Who is eligible?

Groups of farmers (syndicates) and individuals can apply for rehabilitation of hand dug wells or sand river wells to be used for livestock watering and irrigation purposes.

How do I get this service?

Download and complete Application for Well Development along with the relevant supporting documents to the nearest District Crop Production Office.

What supporting documents are required?
  • Certified copy of valid National Identity Card (Omang).
  • Certified copy of Landboard Certificate or a letter from Tribal Authority.
  • Document stating the yield of the well (if available).
  • Well (Hand Dug) constitution for syndicates.
  • Must have a proof of Water Rights Certificate.
How long will this service take?

One (1) month.

How much does it cost?

The applicant is expected to provide 15% of the total cost, where applicable, in kind, in the form of labour for well rehabilitation.

Where can I obtain this service?

Department of Crop Production                               
Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security Headquarters

Plot 4701 Mmaraka road
3rd Floor, Office No. 301

Opening hours: 07:30 to 12:45 and 13:45 to 16:30, Monday to Friday, except public holidays.

Where can I get more information on this Service

The Chief Agricultural Engineer
Department of Crop Production
Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security Headquarters
Plot 4701 Mmaraka road
3rd Floor, Office No. 301
Private Bag 00435
Gaborone
Botswana
Tel. (+267) 3689365/9367/9399
E-mail. dcp [at] gov.bw
Call Centre:17755
Email. moa17755 [at] gov.bw

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