Mountain Irrigators in the Philippines

TitleMountain Irrigators in the Philippines
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication1980
AuthorsBacdayan AS
Book TitleIrrigation and agricultural development in Asia: Perspectives from the social sciences
Pagination172-185
PublisherCornell University Press
CityIthaca, New York
Source DocumentAccessible with appropriate permission
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Tanowong Bwasao Irrigation

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The case study of Tanowong bwasao 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 was...
09 Aug 2016

Tanowong traditional irrigation system, Philippines

Case
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