Author:Ganesg P. Shivakoti, Douglas L. Vermillon, Wai-fung Lam, Elinor Ostrom, Ujjwal Pradhan, and Robert Yoder (eds)

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Asian Irrigation in Transition: Responding to Challenges

By: Ganesg P. Shivakoti, Douglas L. Vermillon, Wai-fung Lam, Elinor Ostrom, Ujjwal Pradhan, and Robert Yoder (eds)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013342

ISBN: 0761933506

Condition: New


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. Written by a mix of international observers and practitioners, these essays cover a wide range of issues that are involved in this endeavor. Based on actual fieldwork in various Asian countries, the contributors collectively address three major themes: - The response to the competition for resources including groundwater and aquifers, multi... View more info