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Farmer-Financed Irrigation: The Economics of Reform

Series: Wye Studies in Agricultural and Rural Development

By: LE Small and ID Carruthers

247 pages, 12 line illus

Cambridge University Press

Hardback | Oct 1991 | #22075 | ISBN: 0521380731
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Examines the potentials and limitations of user fees for financing irrigation operation and maintenance.

Leslie Small and Ian Carruthers have written a lucid, policy-oriented book about this challenge and options for meeting it. Drawing on strong familiarity with a wide range of cases and making a significant effort to apply basic neoclassical economic insights in an understandable matter, the book identifies and reviews many of the key issues...this is a clearly written and exceptionally well-grounded book. It addresses an important policy issue in comtemporary international agricultural development policy. Bruce Koppel, Rural Sociology


Contents

Irrigation financing in perspective; Key economic concepts; Conceptual framework; Cost-effective O&M; Water-use efficiency; Improving investment decisions; Resource mobilisation efficiency; Equity; Establishing financial autonomy; Setting irrigation fees; Collecting irrigation fees; Political economy of irrigation financing; Conclusions and recommendations.

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