Institutions under stress and people in distress: institution-building and drought in a new settlement scheme in Sri Lanka
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Merrey, D. J.; Somaratne, P. G. 1989. Institutions under stress and people in distress: institution-building and drought in a new settlement scheme in Sri Lanka. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Irrigation Management Institute (IIMI). xix, 83p. (IIMI Country Paper Sri Lanka 2)
Permanent link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10568/36360
Internet URL: http://publications.iwmi.org/pdf/H005834.pdf
This paper analyzes irrigation operational problems, and their institutional causes, on a new irrigation system in southern Sri Lanka, based on research during disastrous drought. The authors offer a number of suggestions for improving the management of this system.
SubjectsINSTITUTIONAL CONSTRAINTS; INSTITUTION BUILDING; DROUGHT; SETTLEMENT PATTERNS; FARMERS ASSOCIATIONS; WATER MANAGEMENT;
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