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Mountain agriculture has attracted attention both for its complex adaptation to particular circumstances, and for its...

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Exact title of the book
Hill Irrigation: Water and development in mountain agriculture
Book author
Linden Vincent
Book edition
Paperback
Number of pages
232 pages
Language
English
Published
December 15th 1995 by Practical Action Publishing
File size (in PDF)
928 kB
Hill Irrigation: Water and development in mountain agriculture

Some brief overview of book

Mountain agriculture has attracted attention both for its complex adaptation to particular circumstances, and for its marginality and instability in a changing world. Irrigation plays a range of roles in mountain farming systems and their dynamics or change. Hill Irrigation examines the environmental constraints and socio-economic contexts to successful mountain agriculture, and reviews the policies and technological approaches used to promote irrigation in different mountain regions.

This survey is accompaned by a detailed bibliography of over 500 entries of literature on the subject.