RAP, when conducted and analyzed by a qualified irrigation engineer,
provides indicators that explain results and processes of an irrigation
project. Many of these indicators can be used for Benchmarking purposes,
allowing for a comparison between projects and pre/post modernization
performance. The RAP provides, in a very short period of time of only
a few weeks, sufficient information to target key action items for modernization.
It therefore serves as a valuable tool for countries to prioritize investments
to different projects, and to prioritize specific actions within individual