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Asian irrigation in transition : responding to challenges / editors, Ganesh P. Shivakoti ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Shivakoti, Ganesh.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif : SAGE Publications, 2005Description: 528 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0761933506 (hb).Subject(s): Irrigation -- Asia | Irrigation -- Asia -- Management | Water-supply, Agricultural -- Asia -- Management -- CongressesDDC classification: 333.913095 Online resources: WorldCat Details
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Table of contents Foreword Said Irandoust and Frank RijsbermanPreface Walter CowardAsian Irrigation Problems and Prospects - Ganesh P Shivakoti, Wai-Fung Lam and Ujjwal PradhanPART ONE: GENERAL PERSPECTIVES ON TRANSITIONPerspectives on Asian Irrigation - Randolph Barker and Francois MolleSocial Capital and Irrigation Management - Norman T Uphoff Bringing Rigor and Evidence to the RelationshipInstitutions Against Change - Nirmal SenguptaPART TWO: RESPONSE TO COMPETITION FOR RESOURCESGroundwater Markets and Irrigation Potential in South Asia - Humnath Bhandari and Ganesh P Shivakoti A Micro Study from NepalEmerging Water Crisis and Political Economy of Irrigation Reforms in India - Vishwa BallabhRecognizing Multiple Water Uses in Intersectoral Water Transfers - Ruth Meinzen-Dick and Rajendra PradhanThe Closure of the Chao Phraya River Basin in Thailand - Francois Molle Its Causes, Consequences and Policy ImplicationsThe Emergence of Polycentric Water Governance in Northern Thailand - Uraivan Tan-Kim-Young, Pakping Chalad Bruns and Bryan Randolph BrunsPART THREE: INSTITUTIONAL REFORMS AND NEW PARTNERSHIPAsian Irrigation in Transition - Thierry Facon Service Orientation, Institutional Aspects and Design, Operation, Infrastructure IssuesParticipatory Approaches to Irrigation Development and Management in the Philippines - Luis P Eleazar et al The Next GenerationLeadership and Turnover - Peter P Mollinga, Gao Hong and Anjali M Bhatia The Contradictions of Irrigation Management Reform in the People's Republic of ChinaReforming Taiwan's Irrigation Associations - Wai-Fung Lam Getting the Nesting of Institutions RightPeople's Participation in Irrigation Management in Thailand - Tassanee OuvichitCoalition-Building for Participatory Irrigation Management Under Changing Water Resource Trends - M V K Sivamohan and Christopher A Scott Reflections on Reforms in Andhra Pradesh, IndiaIrrigation Sector Reform in Asia - Douglas L Vermillion From `Participation with Patronage' to `Empowerment with Accountability'PART FOUR: MARKETS AND ECONOMIC PRODUCTIVITY OF IRRIGATED AGRICULTUREMaking Irrigation Management Pro-Poor - Eric Biltonen, Doan Doan Tuan and Jinxia Wang Indications of Potentials from China and VietnamMoving Beyond Water Provision - Helmi Strategic Issues Related to the Transition of Irrigation Management in IndonesiaFarmer-Managed Irrigation Systems in Asia - Robert Yoder and Prachanda Pradhan Subsistence Agriculture in TransitionPART FIVE: SYNTHESIS AND STRATEGIC RESPONSESThe Future of Irrigated Agriculture in Asia - Douglas L Vermillion, Elinor Ostrom and Robert Yoder What the Twenty First Century Will Require of Policies, Institutions and GovernanceIndex
Summary: There is today a crucial need to revamp the management and governance of water systems in Asia in order to cater to the increasing demands of a growing group of users with diverse needs - urban settlements, industry, food producers and environmental needs. This book includes essays that cover a range of issues that are involved in this endeavor.
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Table of contents Foreword Said Irandoust and Frank RijsbermanPreface Walter CowardAsian Irrigation Problems and Prospects - Ganesh P Shivakoti, Wai-Fung Lam and Ujjwal PradhanPART ONE: GENERAL PERSPECTIVES ON TRANSITIONPerspectives on Asian Irrigation - Randolph Barker and Francois MolleSocial Capital and Irrigation Management - Norman T Uphoff Bringing Rigor and Evidence to the RelationshipInstitutions Against Change - Nirmal SenguptaPART TWO: RESPONSE TO COMPETITION FOR RESOURCESGroundwater Markets and Irrigation Potential in South Asia - Humnath Bhandari and Ganesh P Shivakoti A Micro Study from NepalEmerging Water Crisis and Political Economy of Irrigation Reforms in India - Vishwa BallabhRecognizing Multiple Water Uses in Intersectoral Water Transfers - Ruth Meinzen-Dick and Rajendra PradhanThe Closure of the Chao Phraya River Basin in Thailand - Francois Molle Its Causes, Consequences and Policy ImplicationsThe Emergence of Polycentric Water Governance in Northern Thailand - Uraivan Tan-Kim-Young, Pakping Chalad Bruns and Bryan Randolph BrunsPART THREE: INSTITUTIONAL REFORMS AND NEW PARTNERSHIPAsian Irrigation in Transition - Thierry Facon Service Orientation, Institutional Aspects and Design, Operation, Infrastructure IssuesParticipatory Approaches to Irrigation Development and Management in the Philippines - Luis P Eleazar et al The Next GenerationLeadership and Turnover - Peter P Mollinga, Gao Hong and Anjali M Bhatia The Contradictions of Irrigation Management Reform in the People's Republic of ChinaReforming Taiwan's Irrigation Associations - Wai-Fung Lam Getting the Nesting of Institutions RightPeople's Participation in Irrigation Management in Thailand - Tassanee OuvichitCoalition-Building for Participatory Irrigation Management Under Changing Water Resource Trends - M V K Sivamohan and Christopher A Scott Reflections on Reforms in Andhra Pradesh, IndiaIrrigation Sector Reform in Asia - Douglas L Vermillion From `Participation with Patronage' to `Empowerment with Accountability'PART FOUR: MARKETS AND ECONOMIC PRODUCTIVITY OF IRRIGATED AGRICULTUREMaking Irrigation Management Pro-Poor - Eric Biltonen, Doan Doan Tuan and Jinxia Wang Indications of Potentials from China and VietnamMoving Beyond Water Provision - Helmi Strategic Issues Related to the Transition of Irrigation Management in IndonesiaFarmer-Managed Irrigation Systems in Asia - Robert Yoder and Prachanda Pradhan Subsistence Agriculture in TransitionPART FIVE: SYNTHESIS AND STRATEGIC RESPONSESThe Future of Irrigated Agriculture in Asia - Douglas L Vermillion, Elinor Ostrom and Robert Yoder What the Twenty First Century Will Require of Policies, Institutions and GovernanceIndex

There is today a crucial need to revamp the management and governance of water systems in Asia in order to cater to the increasing demands of a growing group of users with diverse needs - urban settlements, industry, food producers and environmental needs. This book includes essays that cover a range of issues that are involved in this endeavor.

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