Farmer-managed irrigation systems in Chitral | Land Portal

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December 1994
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Study of three traditional farmer-developed and -managed irrigation systems in the Chitral region of Pakistan which adds to the existing inventory of information available about indigenous irrigation institutions , technologies, performance, and development needs .

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Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Khan, A. H.
Majid, A.
Hussein, M. H.
Vander Velde, E. J.


The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is a non-profit, scientific research organization focusing on the sustainable use of water and land resources in developing countries. It is headquartered in Colombo, Sri Lanka, with regional offices across Asia and Africa. IWMI works in partnership with governments, civil society and the private sector to develop scalable agricultural water management solutions that have a real impact on poverty reduction, food security and ecosystem health. IWMI is a member of CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food-secure future.

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