Irrigation is creating resilience among rural population, especially in fragile regions with low rainfall to increases profitability of agriculture. In addition, it is attractive to the youth farmers and service providers and creates high-end technical jobs. The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) led Water Enabler Compact (TAAT- WEC) stands uniquely as a pillar for meeting water needs in crop production systems to boost crop productivity and income. It focuses mainly on irrigation and water management technologies that will help small-scale farmers increase sustainable agricultural production and income