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Management of common property resources : intertemporal exploitation of village dams in Sri Lanka

Mahendrarajah, S

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Village dams in Sri Lanka are owned in common by the villagers and the water in them is used for in-situ public good purposes and for the irrigation of their private rice lands. The water resource of the dam is replenished every year by the runoff from its catchment during the monsoons. Within a year, the water storage is dynamic, being influenced by periodic inflows and evaporative losses. The advent of the new rice technology, consisting of high-yielding and short-aged varieties of...[Show more]

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Date published: 1986
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/122878

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