Professional management in irrigation systems: a case study of performance control in Mahaweli System H, Sri Lanka | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

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December 1989
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Taking System H of the Mahaweli Program in Sri Lanka as a case study, this paper investigates a field still largely unexplored - the agency and its capacity to manage an irrigation system.

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Raby, N. Merrey, Douglas J.

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is a non-profit, scientific research organization focusing on the sustainable use of water and land resources in developing countries. It is headquartered in Colombo, Sri Lanka, with regional offices across Asia and Africa. IWMI works in partnership with governments, civil society and the private sector to develop scalable agricultural water management solutions that have a real impact on poverty reduction, food security and ecosystem health.

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