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Managing Canal Irrigation Practical Analysis from South Asia

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By: R Chambers
280 pages
Managing Canal Irrigation
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Presents a new syllabus for training and a new agenda for research and development in this important field, where heavy investment in Third World projects in recent decades has all too often led to disappointing results.


Preface; List of figures; List of tables; Glossary and conventions; Abbreviations; Part I. Poverty, Canals and Commonsense: 1. Potential for the poor; 2. Thinking about canal irrigation; Part II. Normal Error: 3. Learning and mislearning; 4. Normal professionalism; 5. Fixation below the outlet; Part III. Professional Gaps as Centres: 6. Main system management: the central gap; 7. Canal irrigation at night; 8. Farmers above the outlet; 9. Managers and motivation; Part IV. Analysis and Action; 10. Diagnostic analysis: problems and approaches; 11. Practical action; References; Index.

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By: R Chambers
280 pages
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