Proceedings from the workshop on selected irrigation management issues

Chambers, R. and Carruthers, I. (1985) Proceedings from the workshop on selected irrigation management issues. International Irrigation Management Institute, Digana Village, Sri Lanka, pp. 1-34.

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To improve irrigation performance, governments and aid agencies are undertaking major investments in physical rehabllltatlon, canal lining, control structures, communication equipment, drainage, watercourse reconstruction, and on-farm improvements such as land levelling. In practice the choice of components, detail, and priority of these programs are based more on the general professional opinions of national and international experts than on extensive deliberate appraisal and analysis of particular irrigation systems. ideas about what it is best to do vary according to so-called ”state of the art” thinking, but surprisingly littte attention has been paid to the processes which generare those ideas, or to methods of appraisal and analysis for identifying needed actions to improve irrigation systems. The purpose of this paper is to discuss methods, and contribute to their development and use

Item Type: Book
Author Affiliation: International Irrigation Management Institute
Subjects: Environmental Science
Divisions: General
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2013 08:30
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2013 08:30
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