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Sustainability of three types of small-scale irrigation improvements in Nepal



Sustainability of three types of small-scale irrigation improvements in Nepal



Sustainability of irrigated agriculture farmers' participation towards sustainable irrigated agriculture: volume 1 A Transactions of the 16th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage, Cairo, Egypt, 1996: 127-145



Farmer managed irrigation systems (FMIS) command over 75% of Nepal's irrigated areas. The FMIS are operating much below their potential due to physical and institutional deficiencies. The ever increasing population pressure and the associated need for more food production have increased the country's reliance on irrigation.

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