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Title Shaping the Future of Water for Agriculture : a Sourcebook for Investment in Agricultural Water Management
Published Washington, DC : World Bank, Agriculture and Rural Development, ©2005


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 334 pages)
Series World Bank e-Library.
Contents Foreword; Acknowledgments; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Overview; Chapter 1: Building Policies and Incentives; Chapter 2: Designing Institutional Reforms; Chapter 3: Investing in the Improvement and Modernization of Irrigation Systems; Chapter 4: Investing in Groundwater Irrigation; Chapter 5: Investing in Drainage and Water Quality Management; Chapter 6: Investing in Water Management in Rainfed Agriculture; Chapter 7: Investing in Agricultural Water Management in Multipurpose Operations; Chapter 8: Coping with Extreme Climatic Conditions
Summary Agricultural water management is a vital practice in ensuring reduction, and environmental protection. After decades of successfully expanding irrigation and improving productivity, farmers and managers face an emerging crisis in the form of poorly performing irrigation schemes, slow modernization, declining investment, constrained water availability, and environmental degradation. More and better investments in agricultural water are needed. In response, the World Bank, in conjunction with many partner agencies, has compiled a selection of good experiences that can guide practitioners in the
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Irrigation -- Economic aspects
Irrigation water -- Economic aspects
Irrigation water -- Management
Water-supply, Agricultural -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries
Water-supply, Agricultural -- Developing countries -- Management
Water in agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries
Agricultural industries -- Foreign ownership
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Real Estate -- General.
Agricultural industries -- Foreign ownership.
Irrigation -- Economic aspects.
Irrigation water -- Economic aspects.
Irrigation water -- Management.
Water in agriculture -- Economic aspects.
Water-supply, Agricultural -- Economic aspects.
Water-supply, Agricultural -- Management.
Aspect économique.
Approvisionnement en eau.
Gestion de l'eau.
Developing countries.
Pays en développement.
Form Electronic book
Author World Bank. Agriculture and Rural Development Department.
LC no. 2005416023
ISBN 9780821361610