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Asian Irrigation in Transition

Responding to Challenges

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Published by SAGE Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Development studies,
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Management,
  • Asia,
  • Technology,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Irrigation,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Industries - Agribusiness,
  • Technology / Agriculture & Animal Husbandry,
  • Water-supply, Agricultural,
  • Agriculture - General,
  • Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGanesh Shivakoti (Editor), Douglas Vermillion (Editor), Wai-Fung Lam (Editor), Elinor Ostrom (Editor), Ujjwal Pradhan (Editor), Robert Yoder (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages520
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8029622M
    ISBN 100761933506
    ISBN 109780761933502

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The book provide a larger menu for the institutional reform process in Asian countries backed up by interesting real world experiences the chapters in the book do provide a broad mosaic of the multi-faceted challenges facing irrigation system management and irrigated agriculture in the context of diverse and rapidly changing conditions of : Ganesh P Shivakoti.

The book provide a larger menu for the institutional reform process in Asian countries backed up by interesting real world experiences the chapters in the book do provide a broad mosaic of the multi-faceted challenges facing irrigation system management and irrigated agriculture in the context of diverse and rapidly changing conditions of Asia.

Wai-Fung Lam is Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Hong Kong and holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Indiana University, USA. He has a book to his credit, Governing Irrigation Systems in Nepal: Institutions, Infra-structure, and Collective Action (, ICS Press, California).

Asian Irrigation in Transition - Thierry Facon Service Orientation, Institutional Aspects and Design, Operation, Infrastructure Issues Participatory Approaches to Irrigation Development. This book is a selection of papers from a workshop on “Asian Irrigation in Transition” that was held at the Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok in The other institutions involved were the International Water Management Institute, the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis at Indiana University, and the Department of Political Science at Author: E.

Somanathan. Improving Irrigation in Asia is based on a longitudinal study over two decades on innovative intervention for sustained performance of irrigation systems. The work identifies key factors that can help explain the performance of interventions, and explicates lessons for resource management and the management of development by: Proposal submissions are to be sent to the Series Editor, Dr Bruno Jetin: @ and Springer Publishing Editor Alex Westcott Campbell: [email protected] using the Book Proposal Form available in the sidebar.

Reform or Morph. Unlocking Value in Asian Irrigation 1 Tushaar Shah 1 International Water Management Institute, Colombo “The development of irrigation has outrun its administration” Col. Greathed, Chief Engineer, Upper Ganga Canal, Asian Irrigation in Transition.

First, we provide a framework for viewing the transition in Asian irrigation. We briefly mention the important antecedents of modern day irrigation-the communal irrigation systems and the large hydraulic works-and the lessons to be learned from this historical ex­ perience.

Second, we cover the development of modern Asian irrigation. Asian Irrigation in Transition: Responding To Challenges. Abstract. Water will dominate discussion in the 21st century, this book is a collection of original essays written by leading international observers and experienced practitioners containing observations and informed views on what will be require of irrigation policies.

Asian Irrigation in Transition, AIT, April 2 PERSPECTIVES ON ASIAN IRRIGATION Randolph Barker and François Molle ABSTRACT In what some may regard as an overly ambitious exercise, we have chosen in this paper to present some salient aspects of the evolution of Asian irrigation.

The focus is on South and Southeast Asia. Corrections. All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:oup:ajagec:vyipSee general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its. Asian Irrigation in Transition: Responding to Challenges (Shivakoti et al., ): This book provides a detailed case study approach using multiple geographical regions including India.

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ASIAN IRRIGATION IN TRANSITION - SERVICE ORIENTATION, INSTITUTIONAL irrigation sector, whether river basin agencies, reformed irrigation agencies, irrigation serviceCited by: 4. Asian Irrigation in Transition – Thierry Facon Service Orientation, Institutional Aspects and Design, Operation, Infrastructure Issues Participatory Approaches to Irrigation Development and Management in the Philippines – Luis P Eleazar et al.

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Asian irrigation in transition: responding to challenges. [Ganesh Shivakoti;] -- There is today a crucial need to revamp the management and governance of water systems in Asia in order to cater to the increasing demands of a growing group of users with diverse needs-urban.

Asian irrigation in transition: responding to challenges. [Ganesh Shivakoti;] -- "Drawing vital lessons for the Asian experience, this important volume will greatly assist in the design of efficient and equitable water management systems as well as serve to outline an agenda for.

The article reviews the water and irrigation management in 6 Asian countries (Philippines, India, Nepal, China, Indonesia and Pakistan) after experiencing problems in past irrigation projects. Five key water management reforms considered are: strengthening of legal and institutional framework for water resource management with strong user participation; development of Cited by: Entdecken Sie "Asian Irrigation in Transition" von Elinor Ostrom und finden Sie Ihren Buchhändler.

There is today a crucial need to revamp the management and governance of water systems in Asia in order to cater to the increasing demands of a growing group of users with diverse needs—urban settlements, industry, food producers and environmental needs.

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