Building on tradition: indigenous irrigation knowledge and sustainable development in Asia

Publication year: 

This paper discusses the importance of indigenous irrigation systems that have operated sustainably on indigenous technical knowledge that has ensured their longevity. Modern techniques have often ignored the importance of this knowledge and the role of such knowledge needs to be enhanced in the future.

Interest groups: 
Of interest mainly to agriculturalists and irrigation engineers working at the community level, though important for those involved in planning.
Source publication information
Journal Title: 
Agriculture and Human Values

How to find this resource

Shelfmark in IDS Resource Centre
D : Irrigation 471