Transferring irrigation management responsibility in Asia

results of a workshop by Joost C. M. A. Geijer

Publisher: International Irrigation Management Institute, Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Colombo, [Bangkok]

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Edition Notes

StatementJoost C.M.A. Geijer, Mark Svendsen, Douglas L. Vermillion.
SeriesShort report series on locally managed irrigation ;, report no. 13
ContributionsSvendsen, Mark, 1945-
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 97/63038 (H)
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 20 p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL322422M
LC Control Number97903178

1 Introduction. Since the s, many countries have begun to transfer irrigation management responsibilities from government bureaus to farmer‐run organizations (irrigation management transfer—IMT) or increase farmers' participation in irrigation management (Participatory Irrigation Management—PIM) [Araral, ; Garces‐Restrepo et al., ; Shyamsundar et . 5 Funding for Management, Operation, and Maintenance 27 Preliminaries 27 Budgetary Allocations 30 Revenues from Irrigation Service Fees 30 Secondary Sources of Revenue 36 Irrigation Management Transfer and the Role of Water User Associations 37 Results-Based Financing and Output-Based Aid 41 Conclusions This book presents a rich collection of research studies on the theory and practice of CSR in Asia. It includes valuable contributions of practice-oriented researchers from various Asian countries such as Brunei, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, and Singapore, and from several non-Asian countries, such as Australia, Canada and the : Paperback. The book provide a larger menu for the institutional reform process in Asian countries backed up by interesting real world experiences the chapters in the book do provide a broad mosaic of the multi-faceted challenges facing irrigation system management and irrigated agriculture in the context of diverse and rapidly changing conditions of Asia.

The challenges of integrated river basin management in India: issues in transferring successful river basin management models to the developing world. Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat, India: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 6p. Water management is a complex issue — and one that’s more top of mind than ever, due to supply and demand issues, increased regulation and environmental concerns. Whether focused on growing food or fiber in an agriculture setting, or maintaining a landscape, golf course or sports field, effective water managers. Irrigation is the artificial exploitation and distribution of water at project level aiming at application of water at field level to agricultural crops in dry areas or in periods of scarce rainfall to assure or improve crop production. This article is about organizational forms and means of management of irrigation water at project level. In many countries and resource sectors, the state is devolving responsibility for natural resource management responsibility to ``communities'' or local user groups. However, both policymakers and researchers in this area have tended to ignore the implications of gender and other forms of intra-community power differences for the effectiveness and equity of natural resource management.

2. Similarities in irrigation scheduling and delivery systems between the two settings a) Whether operating on a garden scale or field scale, irrigation managers need to make decisions about water application rates and type of delivery based on crop needs, weed management, disease potential, evapotranspiration (ET) rates, and harvest schedules. Information. For Authors For Reviewers For Editors For Librarians For Publishers For Societies. Article Processing Charges Open Access Policy Institutional Open Access Program Editorial Process MDPI Blog Research and Publication Ethics.   The material covered is designed to emphasize an area largely neglected in the irrigation and drainage management literature. The dominating philosophy underlying this book is that irrigation and drainage systems must be managed as a service business responsive to the needs and changing requirements of its customers. It is postulated that this. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

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Participatory Irrigation/ Drainage Management - Transfer, Approaches and Condition for Successful PIDM (IOA) 3. participation that would increase farmer responsibility in management process. PIM is and Ethiopia but is still to be developed in Asia.

The irrigation systems in Asia are. Transferring irrigation management responsibility in Asia book series of guidelines are presented for irrigation management transfer (IMT). The book is divided into 4 sections. Phase 1: mobilization of support - preparation and adoption of a transfer policy. Phase 2: strategic planning - organizing a strategic change process.

Phase 3: resolution of key policy issues - ensuring consistency between how the irrigation sector is financed and the Cited by: revisiting irrigation management transfer: a case study of a philippine municipality’s experience in transferring irrigation management to farmer assocations by jennifer lauren bedore b.a., mcgill university, a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of arts in planning in.

Irrigation Management Transfer in this respect is considered to be very specific, while the policies of governments, particularly countries with a high, medium and low Human Development Index1, are not always transferring irrigation management to the local authority, nor to the Water User Association (WUA).

Some. irrigation systems would create a binding commitment from water users to be more effective and responsible towards their obligations inspired the process of irrigation management transfer (IMT).

Therefore, IMT is the process of devolvement of authority and responsibility from government agencies.

Principles and Practices of Irrigation Management for Vegetables 2 Irrigation Water Quality Criteria Understanding irrigation water quality is critical for sustainability of vegetable production. In some areas of Florida, water quality impacts crop productivity more than soil fertility, pest and weed control, variety, and other factors.

Download Irrigation Engineering By – Irrigation involves the artificial application of water to soil, usually for assisting the growth of crops in dry areas or where there is a shortage of the process of agriculture becomes increasingly mechanised, the application of scientific methods and technology to the procedure of irrigation comes as no surprise.

In the area of institutional reform, the devolution of management and financial responsibility from irrigation systems managers to local user groups has gained prominence. The popular terms for this are participatory irrigation management (PIM), and irrigation management transfer.

irrigation management. In Viet Nam, for example, the decree on grassroots democratization provides strong underpinning for participatory planning and development, while in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), the transfer of irrigation management to farmers is prescribed by a national policy.

The paper reviews experiences of irrigation management transfer in smallholder irrigation systems in several African countries, and compares the observed outcomes with reported experiences in Asia and in commercial farming in Africa. The authors conclude that instances of successful trans-fers, in the smallholder sector, are very few in Africa.

The governments decided to introduce institutional reforms in the water sector and transfer the responsibility for operation and maintenance (O&M) of irrigation systems to water users. A key element of irrigation management transfer (IMT) became the creation of Water Users Associations (WUAs) and Canal Management Organisations (CMOs).

Transfer may also encompass the entire irrigation system, including intake, distribution and drainage works. IMT can even comprise transfer of responsibility for groups of separate systems to management entities under farmer control (IIMI,p. Irrigation Management Transfer as a strategy has gained wide acceptance in policy.

irrigation management transfer (IMT) entails the partial or complete transfer of irrigation management rights to and responsibilities for an irrigation (sub) system from government to farmer organizations, water user associations (WUAs), other non-governmental agencies (including the private sector) or local government agencies.

The. Suhardiman and Mollinga () argue that the presentation of deferred maintenance as the core problem in irrigation systems management is rooted in the role of international donors and their positioning of irrigation physical infrastructure as the key element to systems performance. Irrigation management transfer (IMT) can be defined as the turning over of authority and responsibility to manage irrigation systems from government agencies to water user associations.

This involves two key roles: the authority to define what the irrigation services will be and the authority to arrange for the provision of those services. In the case of irrigation management with an Irrigation Water Meter, the regulated water deficit is established simply with the change of the water level in the interior of the evaporation reservoir, positioning the mark of the sliding rod in a lower value in the level ruler than the one recommended by the manufacturer of the equipment for each.

other management measures (nutrients and pesticides) do not reduce concentrations in the discharge, increasing water use efficiency would not be considered part of the management measure. (3) In some irrigation districts, the time interval between the order for and the delivery of irrigation water to the farm may limit the irrigator’s ability to.

Managing Canal Irrigation has been written for policy-makers, irrigation managers, consultants, researchers, trainers and teachers.

By going beyond the limits of normal professionalism, the book Read more. Irrigation Management Transfer (IMT), that is, the relocation of responsibility and authority for irrigation management from government agencies to the users, such as water users' associations, has been adopted in more than 25 countries across the world.

Abstract. The overall purpose of the research is to provide guidelines for irrigation management transfer (IMT) applicable to the conditions which currently prevail in Central Asia.

management and irrigation management transfer. Beyond the objective of improving financing of operation and maintenance of the systems thanks to farmers’ has been promoting the modernization of irrigation systems in Asia with a focus on service oriented management.

FAO defines modernization of the irrigation systems. Participatory irrigation, where farmers are given greater control and management responsibility, has been a topic of controversy for many years.

Initially seen as a panacea for dealing with weaknesses in state-run irrigation, participatory irrigation has generated mixed results, especially in South Asia.

The long history of irrigation development in Asia reveals that farmers need to be involved in the planning decisions, contribute at least a part of the capital costs, and have full responsibility for operation and maintenance to make the smallholder irrigation schemes sustainable (FAO,Mukhenji and Facon, ).

Transferring Responsibility. Transferring Responsibility. Richmond, Sean * The author would like to thank the organisers of this special section and the associated workshop at the Australian National University in Canberra. He would also like to thank Grant Benskin for his excellent research assistance, and Stephen Smith for.

Transferring irrigation management responsibility in Asia: Results of a workshop - FAO/IIMI Expert Consultation on Irrigation Management Transfer in Asia, Bangkok and Chiang Mai, September.

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Issue 2 Issue 1 Volume 2. Issue 2 Issue 1 Volume 1. Issue 2 Issue 1 A wide array of “on‐farm” agricultural management technologies and practices are available or development that could increase yields and decrease pollution and water use; for example reducing yield gaps (not as high in Asia as in Africa), reducing subsidies, change land use and crop types, improving irrigation efficiency, diversified and.

Some irrigation management transfers programs are indeed successful, especially if the infrastructure was improved before transfer took place. Clemmens and Molden () discuss recent work on performance assessment in a special issue of Irrigation Science entitled ‘Irrigation Science on Water productivity: science and practice’.Water User Groups in Central Asia: Emerging Form of Collective Action in Irrigation Water Management Article (PDF Available) in Water Resources Management 24(5) March with Reads.Several states in India, with encouragement from the central government, are considering or implementing programmes to transfer some irrigation system management responsibilities from the government irrigation agencies to water user associations.

It is expected that management transfer will have 3 beneficial results: (1) crop production will increase because .