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A Tradition in Transition: Water Management Reforms and Indigenous Spate Irrigation Systems in Eritrea

By: Abraham Mehari Haile

Taylor & Francis

Paperback | Jul 2007 | #174904 | ISBN-13: 9780415439473
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Presents an in-depth assessment of the century-old Wadi Laba indigenous spate irrigation system in Eritrea. This system has relied on earthern and brushwood structures and customary water rules to support subsistence livelihoods of the Wadi Laba communities for many years. The book presents original research, which analyzes the effectiveness of contemporary water laws and a new headwork in improving production and standard of living. It also compares the lack of success of these new approaches with traditional methods of water management.


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