Free-riders or victims: women's nonparticipation in irrigation management in Nepal's Chhattis Mauja Irrigation Scheme
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Zwarteveen, M.; Neupane, N. 1996. Free-riders or victims: women's nonparticipation in irrigation management in Nepal's Chhattis Mauja Irrigation Scheme. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Irrigation Management Institute (IIMI). v, 21p. (IWMI Research Report 007 / IIMI Research Report 007) doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3910/2009.016
Permanent link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10568/39788
Examines multiple factors in women's involvement/non-involvement in irrigation in the Chhattis Mauja irrigation scheme in Nepal. Includes an empirical analysis of the livelihood strategies of farm households, documentation of the level and nature of participation of women and men in the water users' organizations, analysis of women's access to irrigation services, and an examination of the need and desirability of increasing the participation of woman in the scheme organization.
SubjectsIRRIGATION MANAGEMENT; FARMER-MANAGED IRRIGATION SYSTEMS; IRRIGATION PROGRAMS; PRIVATIZATION; WATER USERS' ASSOCIATIONS; IRRIGATED FARMING; IRRIGATION CANALS; WATER DELIVERY; WATER ALLOCATION; WATER DISTRIBUTION; MAINTENANCE; GENDER; WOMEN IN DEVELOPMENT; FARMERS; FEMALE LABOR; AGRICULTURAL MANPOWER; HOUSEHOLDS; FAMILY LABOR; LIVING STANDARDS; SOCIAL ASPECTS; AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION; VILLAGES; SOCIAL ORGANIZATION; PERFORMANCE EVALUATION;
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