Organizational requisites of successful irrigation system rehabilitation: cases from Nepal
This paper describes two irrigation systems in Nepal that have undergone rehabilitation - Sursia-Dudhaura and Bangeri. The experience of farmer-irrigators and their interaction with authorities of the Department of Irrigation is compared and analyzed according to criteria drawn from the literature of common property resource and collective goods theory. The analysis specifies organizational attributes hypothesized to make for successful and sustainable irrigation system rehabilitation, compares the two cases with regard to them, and notes implications. Bangeri is found to have much greater success ...
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