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Perseverance in the face of change : resilience assessment of Balinese irrigated rice cultivation

Pushparajah Lorenzen, Rachel


The subak in Bali is a type of farmer-managed canal-irrigated rice cultivation system, which has long been recognised for its efficient water use and high rice productivity. Subaks are firmly embedded in local Hindu culture with institutions that guide farmers in sharing water equitably. Water sharing is based on principles of proportionality and transparency and irrigation system maintenance is egalitarian. In the 1960s, rice production was modernised and commercialised with Green Revolution...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5155cd9b41a
Access Rights: Open Access


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