Tracing the history of the development and management of two irrigation systems in the terai of Nepal
Significant effort has been placed on increasing irrigated area, agricultural performance and improving overall irrigation system performance. Sometimes, these efforts are successful, but often frustrations are met. A wide variety of experiences have been gained, but unfortunately many of these experiences are not well documented. These are lost learning opportunities. The purpose of this paper is to trace the history of two irrigation systems in Nepal to help fill this gap in recording experiences. The two study systems are the Khageri system serving about 3,900 ha and the West Gandak system ...
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