This book elaborates a perspective that can be used to democratize, decentralize, and privatize irrigation organizations. It uses case examples to illustrate the interrelationships between project performance, irrigation organization, and farmer participation.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Farmer Participation and Irrigation Organization: An Overview 1. Bureaucratic and Farmer Participation in Irrigation Development 2. Designing the Organizational Interface Between Users and the Agencies 3. Irrigation Experience Transfer: The Social Dimension Part 2: Farmer Organization and Irrigation Management: Case Studies 4. Farmer Involvement in Water Management: The Case of Sri Lanka 5. Irrigation as a Privileged Solution in African Development 6. Irrigation in the Western United States 7. Farmer Participation in Irrigation Management: Limited Roles in Pakistan 8. Farmer Participation in Irrigation Management: The Philippine Experience 9. Irrigation Management by Farmers: The Indian Experience 10. Lessons from Small Scale Irrigation Systems in Indonesia 11. Local Participation in Water Management: The Peruvian Case