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Controlling the Water: Matching Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Management in India and Nepal

Dik Roth and Linden Vincent (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082927
eISBN:
9780199082247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082927.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Irrigation management for agriculture and rural development has a long history in South Asia, yet today it asserts a critical paradox: new scarcities are emerging, but irrigated agriculture still ... More


Irrigation Technology and Irrigation Management Reform: The Case of the Terai Region in Nepal

Dik Roth and Linden Vincent

in Controlling the Water: Matching Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Management in India and Nepal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082927
eISBN:
9780199082247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082927.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter uses evidence from three case studies of irrigation reform processes in irrigation systems of different scale and complexity in the Nepalese Terai to show changing dynamics in and ... More


Introduction: Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Water Management—Match or Mismatch?

Dik Roth and Linden Vincent

in Controlling the Water: Matching Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Management in India and Nepal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082927
eISBN:
9780199082247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082927.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

In recent years we can see a growing pressure on land and water resources, increasing water scarcity, and intensifying competition between sectors, water uses, and water users. Processes of ... More


The Local Politics of Policy in the Andhra Pradesh Irrigation Reforms

Dik Roth and Linden Vincent

in Controlling the Water: Matching Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Management in India and Nepal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082927
eISBN:
9780199082247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082927.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

In recent years there is a growing interest in the impact and performance of irrigation management transfer (IMT) or participatory irrigation management (PIM) models. The Andhra Pradesh irrigation ... More


State, Community and Market in the Deterioration of a National Irrigation System in the Philippines

Masao Kikuchi, Masako Fujita, and Yujiro Hayami

in Communities and Markets in Economic Development

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199241019
eISBN:
9780191601217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241015.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the role of the state, community and market in deterioration of a national irrigation system in the Philippines. It cites the danger in hastily handing over systems from state ... More


Irrigation

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan

in Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070818
eISBN:
9780199080762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070818.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Irrigation law is one of the oldest and most developed areas of water law. Irrigation acts adopted in different parts of the country reflect, in part, the varied irrigation practices of different ... More


Micro-hydel and Irrigation: Is Any Other Water Technology Different? 1

Dik Roth and Linden Vincent

in Controlling the Water: Matching Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Management in India and Nepal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082927
eISBN:
9780199082247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082927.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Micro-hydel development has been an important part of both energy and rural development policy in the hills of Nepal, and design choices and support policies have been shaped by both international ... More


State, Society, and Irrigation Management in Egypt

Dalia M. Gouda

in Social Capital and Local Water Management in Egypt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167638
eISBN:
9781617978142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167638.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter brings together the different elements that explain irrigation water management in Egypt and how it has changed over time, leading to the initiation of irrigation improvement projects ... More


Social Capital and Irrigation Water Management in Kafr al-Sheikh and Fayoum since the 1970s

Dalia M. Gouda

in Social Capital and Local Water Management in Egypt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167638
eISBN:
9781617978142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167638.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter identifies and describes the conditions of the village and institutional fields since the 1970s in the case study areas in Kafr al-Sheikh (KSH) and Fayoum, which were influenced by the ... More


Water User Organizations and Social Capital

Dalia M. Gouda

in Social Capital and Local Water Management in Egypt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167638
eISBN:
9781617978142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167638.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Chapters 3 and 4 four set out the findings of four case studies in two different governorates, Kafr al-Sheikh and Fayoum, covering two periods: the 1950s and 1960s, and the 1970s onward. They ... More


Social Capital and Irrigation Water Management in Kafr al-Sheikh and Fayoum in the 1950s and 1960s

Dalia M. Gouda

in Social Capital and Local Water Management in Egypt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167638
eISBN:
9781617978142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167638.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter covers the period from the 1950s to the 1960s based on the data collected from in-depth interviews with key informants, villagers, and state representatives as well as from group ... More


Irrigation, Embankments, and Floods

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan (eds)

in Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199472475
eISBN:
9780199089857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472475.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Laws relating to irrigation, embankments, and floods constitute one of the oldest and most developed areas of water law in India and this chapter focuses on these subject matters. The first section ... More


Conclusions

Dalia M. Gouda

in Social Capital and Local Water Management in Egypt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167638
eISBN:
9781617978142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167638.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter outlines the general conclusions of the research and the book based on the analysis of the four case study areas in Egypt. It also provides the basis for thoughts about a more realistic ... More


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