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Transferring irrigation management responsibility in Asia

Joost C. M. A. Geijer

Transferring irrigation management responsibility in Asia

results of a workshop

by Joost C. M. A. Geijer

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Published by International Irrigation Management Institute, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Colombo, [Bangkok] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Irrigation -- Management -- Asia -- Congresses.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Asia -- Congresses.

    • 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-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 97/63038 (H)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Paginationvii, 20 p.
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL322422M
      LC Control Number97903178

        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. Issue 3 Sustainable People Management Practices in the Asia Pacific Region. Issue 2 Issue 1 Volume 5. Issue 3 Issue 2 Issue 1 Volume 4. Issue 2 Issue 1 Volume 3. 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’.


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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.

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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 .