The management of water resources is being transformed in South Africa. All water users, especially the small-scale ones, are now invited to participate in this movement. This report reviews the process of inclusion of small-scale users in the new large-scale Water User Associations (WUA).Considering the difficulties encountered in this process, this report also recommend external monitoring after the transformation of an Irrigation Board into a WUA. This method may also facilitate assessment of the inclusion of small-scale users into catchment management agencies, and water resource management organizations.Access to Technical and Financial Resources The emerging farmers also face significant problems regarding access to technical and financial resources. In the Great ... 4An analysis of the current discussion about cross-subsidization within WUAs is proposed in Faysse (2004). 5In 2003, ZAR 1.00 = approximately US $0.12.
|Title||:||An assessment of small-scale users' inclusion in large-scale water user associations of South Africa|
|Publisher||:||IWMI - 2004|