Reconciling traditional irrigation management with development of modern irrigation systems: the challenge for Afghanistan
This paper provides the following: (i) a background of water resources and irrigation in Afghanistan; (ii) an overview of the current status of irrigation in Afghanistan; and (iii) a set of issues that need to be addressed for sustainable outcomes in irrigation and water resources management and development in Afghanistan. In presenting the brief overview of the current state of irrigation, the paper identifies important factors affecting the future of irrigation management and development. An important challenge for Afghanistan is to maintain the strong tradition of community-based participation ...
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