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Public intervention in farmer-managed irrigation systems.

Public intervention in farmer-managed irrigation systems.

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Published by International Irrigation Management Institute in Digana Village, Sri Lanka .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Irrigation -- Government policy -- Developing countries -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsInternational Irrigation Management Institute., Conference on Public Intervention in Farmer-Managed Irrigation Systems (1986 : Kathmandu, Nepal)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1741.D44 P83 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 306 p. :
      Number of Pages306
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1791399M
      LC Control Number89188758

      The Water and Energy Commission Secretariat (Nepal) initiated an action-research project to identify ways to reduce the cost and improve the effectiveness of providing assistance to existing farmer-managed systems. The main objectives of providing low-cost assistance to these systems consisted of: (1) preserving the farmer-managed characteristics of each system; (2) . These systems are characterised by labour-intensive practices and are an outstanding example of skill-oriented technology. The context in which they operate has changed dramatically in the last decades as a consequence of migration and public interventions aimed at .

      9. Managing water for irrigation as a common property resource: a proposal for the ethnographic study of irrigators in anthropology/Laya Prasad Uprety. Intervention in Montane Farmer Managed Irrigation Systems of Thailand and Vietnam: how participatory and dynamic are the process?/Ganesh P. Shivakoti. A well designed and managed irrigation system reduces water loss to evaporation, deep percolation, and runoff and minimizes erosion from applied water. Applica-tion of this management measure will reduce the waste of irrigation water, improve water use efficiency, and reduce the total pollutant discharge from an irrigation system.

      From the Jacket The book is based on seminar proceedings on Traditional Water Management Systems organized by the Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, Bhopal and held in four components, at Bhopal, Ahmedabad, Pune and Bhandara. Apart from presenting history of water management in India from ancient to contemporary times, this book brings out managerial, . Spate irrigation is the art and science of water management that is unique to semi-arid environments. It is found in the Middle East, North Africa, West Asia, East Africa and parts of Latin America. Flood water from mountain catchments is diverted from river beds (wadis) and spread over large areas. Spate systems are very risk-prone.


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Papers presented at the Conference on Public Intervention in Farmer-Managed Irrigation Systems, Kathmandu, Nepal, Augustsponsored by the International Irrigation Management Institute (IIMI) in collaboration with the Water & Energy Commission Secretariat (WECS) of the Ministry of Water Resources of Government of Nepal.

Papers presented at the Conference on Public Intervention in Farmer-Managed Irrigation Systems held in Kathmandu, Nepal, Aug.Description: vii, pages:. Abstract Papers presented at the Conference on Public Intervention in Farmer-Managed Irrigation Systems, Kathmandu, Nepal, Augustsponsored by the International Irrigation Management Institute (IIMI) in collaboration with the Water & Energy Commission Secretariat (WECS) of the Ministry of Water Resources of Government of Nepal.

at least concerning water rights issues, since the first conference on public intervention in farmer managed irrigation systems held in in Kathmandu’. Coward and Levine () suggested in their keynote paper in that conference that the issue of water rights was very important in Cited by: 3.

Farmer managed irrigation systems in Nepal are often counted as a successful example of community managed resource systems.

These systems have faced decades of change in various dimensions ranging from physical changes in the hydro-climatic and meteorological sphere, to transformation in the socio-economic sphere. Effects of Different Modes of Assistance on the Performance of Farmer-managed Irrigation Systems in Nepal 3.

Processes and Procedures of an Innovative Development Intervention Initiated in in the Middle Hills of Nepal 4. Evaluating an Innovative Development Intervention a Decade and a Half Later 5. myRepublica, J AM Anjal Prakash and David Molden Nepal has a long history of farmer managed irrigation systems (FMIS) where farmers take sole responsibility for operating and maintaining their irrigation systems.

In the absence of strong government intervention in the past, FMIS slowly evolved through the collective efforts of. The question of the nature and impact of government intervention in small farmer-managed irrigation sys- tems is reviewed by COWARD and LEVINE (). Proceedings of an International Workshop of the Farmer-Managed Irrigation Systems Net-work.

IIMI, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Bhattari L.N. Low-cost assistance to small farmer-managed irrigation. planning, designing, evaluating, and managing irrigation systems.

It pro-vides the process for states to supplement the guide with local soils, crops, and irrigation water requirement information needed to plan, design, evalu-ate, and manage irrigation systems. Irrigation Guide, Partis a new handbook to the family of references in.

This paper presents a brief overview of the institutions involved with interventions in irrigation sector development along with the process of intervention in Asia in general and Nepal in particular. The context of irrigation management is then described, and the social and institutional factors affecting performance of farmer and agency-managed irrigation systems.

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 assistance.

N. SutawanFarmer-managed irrigation systems and the impact of government assistance: a note from Bali, Indonesia Public Intervention in Farmer-Managed Irrigation Systems, International Irrigation Management Institute (), pp. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

Farmer-Managed Irrigation Systems (FMIS) are autonomous indigenous institutions well capable of undertaking mutually bene!cial collective actions. "is has been possible because FMISs are self-governed, duly conform to societal values and have penetration at the grass root level that is rich in social capital.

Farmer Managed Irrigation System. Management reforms are considered one of the best alternatives in increasing efficiency of the irrigation systems. Transfer of day-to-day operation and maintenance to farmers is not a new concept.

However due to lags, even now it is a hot issue in developing countries and Nepal is not an exception. In this context of growing argument about the transfer of management of public irrigation.

Prachanda Pradhan is a leading scholar who has been promoting values and benefits of farmer managed irrigation system in Nepal and other developing countries for last 35 years.

He focused his work on primarily three disciplines: Irrigation Management, Community Development, and Public Administration. He has published several books, articles, and journals in these. 3 Farmer-Managed Irrigation Systems: Two Case Studies 4 The Role of Irrigation in the Modernisation and Transformation of Traditional Farming 5 Irrigation Practices in Contrasting Agrarian Development Patterns in the Northern Portuguese Mountains 6 Public Irrigation Interventions in Trás-os-Montes fertilizer or chemical deposits in the irrigation system, and/ or rinse crop foliage.

The length of the flushing cycle should be 10 minutes longer than the travel time of the fertilizer from the irrigation point to the farthest point of the system. System Maintenance Irrigation systems require periodic maintenance through-out the growing season.

"Foreword - Robert Yoder" published on 31 Aug by Edward Elgar Publishing. An excellent resource for field personnel and those new to the industry, this manual covers the basics of irrigation system installation and maintenance.

Organized to follow the typical process for system installation, the book addresses blueprint reading, tools, basic hydraulics, field wiring, controllers, working with valves, pipe fitting.The art of irrigation: the development, stagnation and redesign of farmer-managed irrigation systems in northern Portugal The context in which they operate has changed dramatically in the last decades as a consequence of migration and public interventions aimed at modernising agriculture.

This book describes and analyses these systems in.Sixth Edition represents the most comprehensive reference book ever published on the evolution of irrigation systems and the many facets of irrigation systems, technologies and practices.

It is a must-have reference for all water managers and those interested in advancing their professional knowledge or seeking certification.