Farmer-based financing of operations in the Niger Valley irrigation schemes
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Abernethy, C. L.; Sally, H.; Lonsway, K.; Maman, C. 2000. Farmer-based financing of operations in the Niger Valley irrigation schemes. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). v, 36p. (IWMI Research Report 037) doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3910/2009.044
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Presents the results of case-studies of the functioning of four pump-based irrigation systems in the Niger River Valley. Prospects for sustainability are analyzed, especially in the light of the government's policy of promoting irrigator organizations to take over responsibilities for operation and maintenance.
irrigation management; irrigation systems; river basin development; sustainability; water resources development; low-lift irrigation; low-lift pumps; farmer-led irrigation; farmers' associations; institution building; privatization; performance evaluation; constraints; case studies; financing; costs; climate; food production
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