This book forms the proceedings of the 18th European conference on irrigation and drainage. Water is not a free commodity, and demand is becoming more and more intense for its allocation. This book focuses on the role of irrigation and drainage in the debate on water, and will be used by planners, designers and policy makers internationally.
Section A: The value of water for irrigation. Section B: The balue of drainage and flood control. Section C: Social and environmental value of water. Section D: Payment for services. Section E: Management systems. Section F: Policy framework - Legal and institutional issues