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Mountain agriculture has attracted attention both for its complex adaptation to particular circumstances, and for its marginality and instability in a changing world. Irrigation plays a range of roles in mountain farming systems and their dynamics or change. Hill Irrigation examines the environmental constraints and socio-economic contexts to successful mountain agriculture, and reviews the policies and technological approaches used to promote irrigation in different mountain regions. This survey is accompaned by a detailed bibliography of over 500 entries of literature on the subject.

Publication Details

  • Published: 1995
  • Publisher: Intermediate Technology on behalf of the Overseas Development Institute
  • ISBN-10: 1853391719
  • ISBN-13: 978-1853391712
  • Dewey Decimal: 631.587
  • ECHO Library: 631.587 VIN