Managing Salinization

Managing Salinization

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Salinization of soils is a major threat to irrigated agriculture and counteracts the targets of costly public infrastructure investments. In this study, salinization is regarded as the outcome of an institutional arrangement which impedes the effective implementation of well-known and well-established control measures be they technical, managerial or economic. In public irrigation systems neither the management units nor the farmers are offered any incentives towards the control of high groundwater levels and salinization if the management units are embedded in a highly centralized non-market institutional setting. The author answers the question under which conditions management units and irrigators are active in halting and reversing the process of salinization.a compulsory contribution of labour to public works and services by the villagers, interpreted as mutual help among individuals. If a family ... Due to the fact that the villages have to pay in cash for most of the works to be done, a€œImece is of little importance. a#39;Salmaa#39;, the ... BAplge MA¼dA¼rlA¼gA¼, Yenice Isletmeve Bakim BasmA¼hendisligi 1987, 1988, Interviews 1990 * See DSI, Genel MA¼dA¼rlA¼gA¼, 17. Isletme veanbsp;...

Title:Managing Salinization
Author:Waltina Scheumann
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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