Managing the Irrigation

Tharu Farmers and the Image of the Common Good

by Sven Cederroth

32 pp.,
NIAS Reports # 23
Available from NIAS Press worldwide

Paperback - 1995, Available
ISBN 978 87 87062 39 8, £5.00

Is it possible to achieve economic development by voluntary co-operation or is state intervention mandatory? The author addresses these and other issues by focusing on the organization and results of farmer-managed irrigation schemes in lowland Nepal.

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