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Irrigation water pricing: the gap between theory and practice.

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This book contains 14 separately authored chapters on the pricing of irrigation water. The chapters are entitled: (1) Water pricing in irrigation: the lifetime of an idea; (2) Water pricing in irrigation: mapping the debate in the light of experience; (3) Why is agricultural water demand unresponsive at low price ranges; (4) Get the prices right: a model of water prices and irrigation efficiency in Maharashtra, India; (5) Thailand's free water: rationale for a water charge and policy shifts; (6) Water rights and water fees in rural Tanzania; (7) Who will pay for water? The Vietnamese State's dilemma of decentralization of water management in the Red River Delta; (8) Water pricing in Haryana, India; (9) The energy-irrigation nexus in South Asia: groundwater conservation and power sector viability; (10) Wells and canals in Jordan: can pricing policies regulate irrigation water use; (11) Water pricing in Tadla, Morocco; (12) Water pricing policies and recent reforms in China: the conflict between conservation and other policy goals; (13) Water pricing and irrigation: a review of the European experience; and (14) Policy-driven determinants of irrigation development and environmental sustainability: a case study in Spain.

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Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Water pricing in irrigation: the lifetime of an idea. Author(s): Molle, F. Berkoff, J.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 21) Water pricing in irrigation: mapping the debate in the light of experience. Author(s): Molle, F. Berkoff, J.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 94) Why is agricultural water demand unresponsive at low price ranges? Author(s): Fraiture, C. de Perry, C. J.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 108) 'Get the prices right': a model of water prices and irrigation efficiency in Maharashtra, India. Author(s): Ray, I.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 126) Thailand's 'free water': rationale for a water charge and policy shifts. Author(s): Molle, F.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 143) Water rights and water fees in rural Tanzania. Author(s): Koppen, B. van Sokile, C. S. Lankford, B. A. Hatibu, N. Mahoo, H. Yanda, P. Z.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 165) Who will pay for water? The Vietnamese state's dilemma of decentralization of water management in the Red River delta. Author(s): Fontenelle, J. P. Molle, F. Turral, H.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 192) Water pricing in Haryana, India. Author(s): Hellegers, P. J. G. J. Perry, C. J. Berkoff, J.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 208) The energy-irrigation nexus in South Asia: groundwater conservation and power sector viability. Author(s): Shah, T. Scott, C. Berkoff, J. Kishore, A. Sharma, A.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 233) Wells and canals in Jordan: can pricing policies regulate irrigation water use? Author(s): Venot, J. P. Molle, F. Hassan, Y.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 262) Water pricing in Tadla, Morocco. Author(s): Hellegers, P. J. G. J. Perry, C. J. Petitguyot, T.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 277) Water pricing policies and recent reforms in China: the conflict between conservation and other policy goals. Author(s): Lohmar, B. Huang, Q. Lei, B. Gao, Z.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 295) Water pricing and irrigation: a review of the European experience. Author(s): Berbel, J. Calatrava, J. Garrido, A.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 328) Policy-driven determinants of irrigation development and environmental sustainability: a case study in Spain. Author(s): Varela-Ortega, C.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Paris, France.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2007
  • ISBN
  • 9781845932923
  • Record Number
  • 20083096898