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

Dik Roth, Linden Vincent, with contributions from Suman Rimal Gautam


February 1, 2013

Irrigation has a long history and important developmental role in India and Nepal. Even then it is faced with critical challenges as new scarcities and environmental stresses emerge, for which understanding technology and institutional choices is vital. Through case studies conducted in these two countries, Controlling the Water explores the means of controlling water used in irrigation management, looking at the sources and technologies in practice, and the institutions evolving around them.

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