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  • Economics of Water Management in Agricultureby Thomas Bournaris; Julio Berbel; Basil Manos; Davide Viaggi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    This book includes a set of papers from distinguished scholars who critically examine economic issues relating to the relationship between water and agriculture, with a special focus on irrigation. Employing state of the art methodologies, they address the most relevant issues in water policy. The volume offers a wide spectrum of innovative approaches... more...

  • Irrigation Management Transferby Asian Development Bank

    SAGE India 2007; US$ 39.95

    Over the years, various factors like increased competition for water, fiscal constraints. faced by the government in continued subsidies for irrigation management, the. demonstrated improvement in water use equity and efficiency when managed by the. users, have led to the devolution of irrigation management to users. Irrigation. Management Transfer... more...

  • Improving Irrigation in Asiaby Elinor Ostrom; Wai-Fung Lam; Prachanda Pradhan

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    Improving Irrigation in Asia is based on a longitudinal study over two decades on innovative intervention for sustained performance of irrigation systems. The work identifies key factors that can help explain the performance of interventions, and explicates lessons for resource management and the management of development assistance. In 1985, the Water... more...

  • Sustainable Irrigation Management, Technologies and Policies IIIby C. A. Brebbia; A.M. Marinov; H. Bjornlund

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 206.00

    Fresh water is becoming an increasingly precious commodity. In the near future, control of it could lead to the type of political instability that is now associated with energy shortages. This book addresses the different aspects of irrigation, including not only the management of water resources and scientific and technical aspects, but also matters... more...

  • Planning Irrigation Network and OFD Worksby Vinod Sharma

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2005; US$ 20.00

    Irrigation is practiced from time immemorial in one form or the other. Now a situation has reached when land, water and power resources are a scarce commodity. Increase in population coupled with potential infrastructure requirement has greatly strained the scarce resources. The book explains how proper planning canal network and OFD works can save... more...

  • America's Fight Over Waterby Kevin Wehr

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 148.00

    This book inquires into the relations between society and its natural environment by examining the historical discourse around several cases of state building in the American West: the construction of three high dams from 1928 to 1963. more...

  • Water Managementby A.S. Patel; D.L. Shah

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00

    About the Book: This is a very useful book in the subject `Water Management` for undergraduate & post graduate students. It is also very useful for practising engineers, farmers and policy-makers. This book has various chapters dealing with Hydrological cycle, Groundwater occurrence, Water losses and its prevention, Water conservation, Rainwater... more...

  • Institutional Reforms in Indian Irrigationby Ashok Gulati; Ruth Meinzen-Dick; K V Raju

    SAGE India 2004; US$ 78.95

    As water resources become increasingly scarce in India and demand only increases, the challenge of sustaining irrigation systems and the lands they serve is a matter of crucial importance. In particular, the livelihood of millions of farmers is threatened. India’s canal irrigation systems, which have so far made an enormous contribution to food... more...

  • Shaping the Future of Water for Agricultureby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 29.99

    Agricultural water management is a vital practice in ensuring reduction, and environmental protection. After decades of successfully expanding irrigation and improving productivity, farmers and managers face an emerging crisis in the form of poorly performing irrigation schemes, slow modernization, declining investment, constrained water availability,... more...

  • Asian Irrigation in Transitionby Ganesh Shivakoti; Douglas L. Vermillion; Wai-Fung Lam; Elinor Ostrom; Ujjwal Pradhan; Robert Yoder

    SAGE India 2005; US$ 88.95

    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... more...