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Economic and social implications of groundwater irrigation: some evidence from South India



Economic and social implications of groundwater irrigation: some evidence from South India



Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics 48(1): 65-75



The economic and social implications of groundwater irrigation are discussed. Data were collected for the Vaigai basin, Tamil Nadu, India. The first section of the paper examines whether there has been a lowering of the water table in the study area. The consequences of such a phenomenon are discussed in section II. The extent and implications of groundwater markets are analysed in section III.

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