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Water harvesting and better cropping systems for the benefit of small farmers in watersheds of the East India Plateau

Croke, Barry; Cornish, Peter Stuart; Choundhry, K.; Kharmakar, D.; Chakraborty, A.; Islam, A; Khan, M.A.

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This paper discusses an integrated approach for water resource management to improve rural livelihoods in the East India Plateau. This has involved linking hydrological, agronomic and social aspects to increase access to water, improve water use efficiency and develop capacity within the villages for better decision making regarding use of the available resources. To this end, the research adopted a participatory, action-learning approach, with villagers joining in developing research...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/65011
Source: Water Practice and Technology
DOI: 10.2166/wpt.2012.019

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