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Participatory Irrigation Management
By Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
In development, participation is defined as a process through which stakeholders influence and share control of development initiatives and of decisions and resources that affect them. This brief strives to answer the question: how can participation contribute to the sustainable management of irrigation and drainage systems for agriculture?
Spuds, Taters and the French Fry Kids
By Kathy Coatney
Series: From the farm to the table, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Farmer Terry is a spud guy. He raises two varieties of potatoes, Russet Norkotah and Red. Farmer Terry planted his first potatoes in high school with his brother, John, and continues to grow them today. Text with photographs of Farmer Terry tells the story of how potatoes are grown.
The Young Desert Farmer
By Son Lal
Price: Free! Words: 62,990. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Essay
A small dry sluggish feudal village in western Rajasthan came alive after the villagers managed to pump irrigation water from great depth. Tan Dan and his livestock breeding clan became commercial farmers more powerful than the former feudal lords. Tenants became landowners participating in the casteridden political game of the area. Tan Dan tried modern farming based on agricultural science.