Needed Social, Cultural and Design Changes to Successfully Manage Nigerian Surface Irrigated Projects

by P. R. Maurya, Ahmadu Bello Univ, Nigeria,
A. Kuzniar, Ahmadu Bello Univ, Nigeria,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Planning Now for Irrigation and Drainage in the 21st Century


The aim of this paper is to illustrate the broad nature of problems associated with the faulty initial designs of water distribution network and irrigation methods and poor participartion of farmers in the management.

Subject Headings: Surface irrigation | Hydraulic design | Social factors | Water supply systems | Irrigation systems | Systems engineering | Management methods | Water conservation | Nigeria | Africa

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