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Managing Canal Irrigation: Practical Analysis from South Asia

Handbook / Manual

Series: Wye Studies in Agricultural and Rural Development

By: R Chambers

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Mar 1989 | #8038 | ISBN: 0521347882
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Hardback | Mar 1989 | #8037 | ISBN: 0521345545
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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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