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Irrigation management transfer in Colombia: a pilot experiment and its consequences

By: Vermillion, D.L.
Contributor(s): Garces Restrepo, C [coaut.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: IIMI Short Report Series on Locally Managed Irrigation ; No. 5.Analytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Colombo (Sri Lanka) : IIMI, 1994Description: 23 p.Subject(s): America | Andean region | Interest groups | Irrigation | Latin America | Socioeconomic organization | South AmericaDDC classification: 94-106670 Summary: This report provides information on key conditions, processes and results of irrigation management transfer in one of the earlier experiments with it, in Colombia. This case provides some interesting features of management transfer not found elsewhere - the farmers took the initiative for it, farmers were already paying most of the cost of O and M prior to transfer and the water users organization was a legal entity represented by a lawyer. Issues of agency reorientation and the tension between the objectives of cost-efficiency and physical sustainability of infrastructure are important in this caseCollection: AGRIS Collection
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1 map, 4 tables, 9 fig., 14 ref. Summary (En)

This report provides information on key conditions, processes and results of irrigation management transfer in one of the earlier experiments with it, in Colombia. This case provides some interesting features of management transfer not found elsewhere - the farmers took the initiative for it, farmers were already paying most of the cost of O and M prior to transfer and the water users organization was a legal entity represented by a lawyer. Issues of agency reorientation and the tension between the objectives of cost-efficiency and physical sustainability of infrastructure are important in this case

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International Irrigation Management Institute, 127 Sunil Mawatha, Pelawatte via Colombo, Sri Lanka|COMOD

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