دانلود مقاله PARTICIPATORY IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT IN PAKISTAN: OPPORTUNITIES, EXPERIENCES AND CONSTRAINTS
سال انتشار: ۱۳۸۶
محل انتشار: چهارمین کنفرانس آسیایی و دهمین سمینار بین المللی مدیریت مشارکتی آبیاری
تعداد صفحات: ۱۱
Abdul Hakeem Khan – Head, International Water Management Institute (IWMI) Pakistan 12 KM Multan Road, Lahore, Pakistan.
Mushtaq Ahmad Gill – Director General, On-Farm Water Management, Directorate of Water Management, Agriculture Department, Government of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Aamir Nazeer – Economist, International Water Management Institute (IWMI) Pakistan, 12 Km Multan Raod, Lahore, Pakistan.
motivation, capacity building and willingness of the agencies involved. There were cases where system performance had considerably improved in achieving a higher level of equity in water distribution, higher cropping intensity, higher revenues collection, reduction in conflicts and reduced operation and maintenance costs. Results from other systems with quasi participation of water users or the government departments have not been encouraging. The involvement of different organizations in different places with limited expertise, experience and resources for water users mobilization, capacity building and lack of democratic approach for establishing water users associations and organizations have been major factors for poor participatory irrigation management experience. While, experience with committed, expert and experienced organizations
had been the other way round. Political involvement and fear of loss of authority have also contributed its share.