Managing Canal Irrigation: Practical Analysis from South Asia

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The many billions of dollars invested in canal irrigation in recent decades have had disappointing results. Rarely have projected benefits in well-being or production been achieved. In consequence, in the mid-1980s, further vast sums are being spent throughout the Third World on programmes for rehabilitation, canal lining, on farm development, and farmers' organisation. In this book, Robert Chambers shows that much of this policy and practice is based on misleading research and misdiagnosis. When applied to the complexity ...

Managing Canal Irrigation: Practical Analysis from South Asia 1989, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521347884

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