Improving Irrigation in Asia: Sustainable Performance of an Innovative Intervention in Nepal

Improving Irrigation in Asia: Sustainable Performance of an Innovative Intervention in Nepal

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857938268
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 04/13/2013
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,215,432
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

The late Elinor Ostrom, formerly Senior Research Director, Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, Professor of Political Science, Indiana University, US and 2009 Winner of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for research on economic governance, Wai Fung Lam, Professor of Politics and Public Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Prachanda Pradhan, Patron, Farmer Managed Irrigation Systems (FMIS) Promotion Trust, Nepal and Ganesh P. Shivakoti, Professor of Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

Table of Contents

Contents: Foreword by Gilbert Levine Preface by Robert Yoder 1. The Challenge of Achieving Successful Development Interventions 2. Effects of Different Modes of Assistance on the Performance of Farmer-managed Irrigation Systems in Nepal 3. Processes and Procedures of an Innovative Development Intervention Initiated in 1985 in the Middle Hills of Nepal 4. Evaluating an Innovative Development Intervention a Decade and a Half Later 5. Post-intervention Dynamics in 2008: Focusing on Two Success and Two Failure Cases 6. Synthesis and Conclusion References Index

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