Traditional Institutions and Sustainable Livelihood

TitleTraditional Institutions and Sustainable Livelihood
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsOmura M, Dellink RB, Ruijs A
Book TitleEconomics of Poverty, Environment and Natural-Resource Use
PublisherSpringer Science+Business Media B.V.
Source DocumentAccessible with appropriate permission
Displaying 1 - 1 of 1 records found.
Titlesort descending

Tanowong traditional irrigation system, Philippines

The case study of Tanowong traditional irrigation is located in the mountain province of Philippines. The resource appropriated is water for irrigation from Tanowong Traditional Irrigation system. Prior to 1954, the Tanowong people relied on water from two streams to irrigate their rice fields. As the water supply became inadequate to meet their cultivation needs, they decided to dig a 25 kilometer ditch to divert water from a new source, the Bwasao Stream, to their fields. Since the project...
09 Aug 2016