Institutional change and shared management of water resources in large canal systems: results of an action research program in Pakistan
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Bandaragoda, D. J. 1999. Institutional change and shared management of water resources in large canal systems: results of an action research program in Pakistan. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). v, 33p. (IWMI Research Report 036) doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3910/2009.042
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Demonstrates the viability of farmers organizations for managing parts of the water resource system to achieve efficient and equitable use of water in a hierarchical society such as Pakistan. Suggests a successful conceptual and methodological framework for taking a bottom-up approach to the formation of water users associations and identifies possible constraints on its wider application.
SubjectsWATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT; IRRIGATION CANALS; PROPERTY RIGHTS; PRIVATIZATION; SOCIAL ORGANIZATION; SOCIAL PARTICIPATION; LEADERSHIP; LAND OWNERSHIP; FARMERS' ASSOCIATIONS; WATER USERS' ASSOCIATIONS; EQUITY; FARMER-AGENCY INTERACTIONS;
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