Managing the Irrigation

Tharu Farmers and the Image of the Common Good

by Sven Cederroth

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  • Pages: 32 pp.
  • Series number: 23
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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.
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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Sven Cederroth has been associated with Gothenburg University, and their Centre for Asian Studies.  From 1988 to 1997 he worked as a researcher at the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies in Copenhagen.  His expertise lies in Indonesia, Lombok and Java in particular, and in peninsular Malaysia.

Sven Cederroth has been associated with Gothenburg University, and their Centre for Asian Studies.  From 1988 to 1997 he worked as a researcher at the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies in Copenhagen.  His expertise lies in Indonesia, Lombok and Java in particular, and in peninsular Malaysia.

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