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Nae Pae and Muang Mai Irrigation Systems

Case
Fai Muang Mai is one of three irrigation systems along the Mae Klang River in the Chiang Mai Province, Thailand. Muang Mai is the most upstream of the Mae Klang River irrigation systems and provides irrigation to 800 hectares of riceland and orchards through a weir and canal network. The system is managed and maintained by an irrigation organization known as Mu Muang Mai, composed of farmers within the command area. The original case includes a comparative analysis of two traditional irrigation...
09 Aug 2016

Nam Tan Irrigation Project

Case
The Nam Tam watershed is located in the Sainyabuli Province of western Laos. The Nam Tan Irrigation Project dammed the river in the late 1960's and downstream rice agriculture in a 2000 hectare area of the Muong Phieng Valley shifted from an indigenous to bureaucratic irrigation system. Initial success of the Project was attributed to the adaptation of the "water headman," a traditional irrigation leadership role, in the formal structure of the Project.This case was part of the original CPR...
09 Aug 2016