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"A" irrigation watercourse, "Area Three", Indonesia

Case
The resource appropriated from A Watercourse in Area Three is water for irrigation. Area Three is a large irrigation system run by a government agency. At the watercourse level, there are strong village organizations responsible for distributing water and maintaining ditches. These organizations, however, have no role in decisions concerning system-wide management. The boundaries of the location are the boundaries of the watercourse. This is one of four cases studies used in a comparative case...
09 Aug 2016

A Tailend Watercourse in "Area Two", India

Case
The resource appropriated from A Tailend Watercourse in Area Two is water for irrigation to farmlands. The resource discussed in this study is a watercourse located in the tail-end part of a large irrigation system. Area Two is a large irrigation system managed by a government agency. There are neither users' organizations nor effective rules governing water rotation at the watercourse level. Great inequalities exist between head-end and tail-end farmers.This case study is part of the original...
09 Aug 2016

Agcuyo Irrigation System, Barrio Samoki, Bontoc municipality, Philippines.

Case
The case of the Agcuyo Irrigation System is located in the Barrio Samoki 4 km east of Bontoc municipality, Mountain Province, Philippines. The resource appropriated is water for irrigation. The system serves an area of 9 hectares cultivated by 50 farmers. At the beginning of the study period, there was a moderately abundant supply of biological and physical resources withdrawn compared to the number of units available. There was no formal organization or leaders. However, farmers did cooperate...
09 Aug 2016

Argali Raj Kulo irrigation system (Jethi Kulo), Argali village Panchayat, southern Nepal

Case
The resource appropriated from Argali Raj Kulo Irrigation (Jethi Kulo) is water for irrigating fields in the Argali Village Panchayat in Palpa District in the Lumbini Zone of southern Nepal. The irrigation system consists of a network of canals that receives its water supply from the Kurung Khola stream via another canal. There are strategic points within the resource where the main flow of the water can be controlled, but not considerable variation over space in the availability of water...
09 Aug 2016

Balinese Subak irrigation system

Case
The rice paddies and irrigation system of this case are near Tihingan village, in the Klungkung district of Bali, Indonesia ‐ 45 km northeast of Denpasar. The original case spans from 1957 to 1959, and it catalogues an action situation involving 455 rice farmers who are members of an organization that regulates irrigation and planting cycles (a subak). The subak system in Bali represents a longstanding tradition for irrigation, dating back to at least the 12th century (some estimates suggest as...
09 Aug 2016

Barrio San Antonio irrigation system, Tabaco City, Philippines

Case
The Barrio San Antonio irrigation system is located at the northern foot of Mount Mayon approximately 7 km west of the city of Tabaco, Albay province, in the Philippines.  The original case spans from approximately the 1930s to the late 1970s.  It catalogues an action situation in which an older dam provides the irrigation needs of approximately 30 rice farmers tilling 20-25 hectares of land, respectively (depending on wet or dry season).  In comparison, a government-built dam completed in...
09 Aug 2016

Bondar Parhudagar irrigation system, Lintong ni Huta, Balige subdistrict, Indonesia

Case
Bondar Parhudagar Irrigation system is one of the six small irrigation systems located in Lintong ni Huta of The subdistrict of Balige in Indonesia. The resource appropriated related to the social dilemma is water for irrigation .  The original case was reported in 1979 and catalogues an action situation involving less than 10 members that belongs to one family (descendants of the founder of the irrigation system). This case study is part of the original Common-Pool Resource (CPR) database. A...
09 Aug 2016

Cadchog irrigation system, Bontoc municipality, Philippines

Case
Cadchog Irrigation takes place in the Bontoc municipality, Mountain Province, Philippines. The resource appropriated is water for irrigation. At the beginning of the period, there was an apparently balanced supply of biological and physical resources withdrawn compared to the number of units available. The irrigation system can generally provide enough water to the appropriators. There is no formal organization to manage this system, although two women have been appointed as leaders. There are...
09 Aug 2016

Calaoaan irrigation system, Calaoaan, Villa Laurencia, and Gabor barrios, Santa Cruz municipality, Ilocos Sur, Philippines

Case
The resource appropriated is water for irrigation, and the system is comprised of a network of canals that divert water from the Canayon Creek to farms situated in three barrios of the municipality of Santa Cruz in Ilocos Sur, Philippines: Calaoaan, Villa Laurencia, and Gabor. There are 51-100 total appropriator teams appropriating from the resource who are always formally organized. The system is used to cultivate rice during the wet season from July to December. During the dry season, the...
09 Aug 2016

Char Hazar Irrigation System (Charhajar), Damauli village, Tanahu district, Nepal

Case
The Char Hazar irrigation system is located in Damauli village in the Tanahu district, about 65 kilometers to the east of Pokhara city in Nepal. The resource unit is the water for irrigation. The primary water source for Char Hazar is Sange Khola, which is a tributary of the Madi River. Farmers share water delivery turn by turn, according to the location of the land along the length of the field channel. Farmers agree on a schedule for maintenance, and labor is mobilized to desilt and clean the...
09 Aug 2016

Chawk 16000L Dhabi Minor irrigation system

Case
The Irrigation System is located in the village Dhabi Kalan, Haryana, India at 100 miles northwest of India. The resource appropriated related to the social dilemma is water for irrigation that flows through a canal to a command area. The original cases were reported in 1980 by two authors. One author (Vander Velde 1980) argues that the irrigation system has benefited the dominant caste, Jat, more than other poorer castes in Dhabi Kalan. Another researcher, Reidinger (1980), suggests that...
09 Aug 2016

Chhahare Khola Ko Kulo, Baruwa village Panchayat, Dindhu Palchok district, Nepal

Case
This case was part of the original CPR database developed in the 1980s by Edella Schlager and Shui Yan Tang at Indiana University. This case is also part of the original Nepal Irrigation Institutions and Systems (NIIS) database developed in the 1980's by a team of researchers under the direction of Dr. Elinor Ostrom at Indiana University. In addition, this case is also part of a longitudinal study that has repeatedly investigated 19 farmer-managed irrigation systems (FMIS) in the Indrawati...
09 Aug 2016

Chherlung Thulo Kulo irrigation system, Baugha Gumha Panchayat, Palpa District, southern Nepal

Case
The The resource appropriated from Chherlung Thulo Kulo Irrigation is water for irrigation as well as for domestic use in the village of Baugha Gumha Panchayat in Palpa District in the Lumbini Zone of southern Nepal, 10 km . Regarding the use of the irrigation system, there were few adverse affects throughout the entire period in the relationships among appropriation processes. This case study is part of the original Common-Pool Resource (CPR) database. A summary of the original CPR coding...
09 Aug 2016

Chiangmai irrigation system, Chiangmai Villages Two and One, Chiangmai Province, Thailand

Case
This case was part of the original CPR database developed in the 1980s by Edella Schlager and Shui Yan Tang at Indiana University. The resource appropriated from the Chiangmai Irrigation system is water. The head of the irrigation system has two assistant heads, with whom he consults on crucial matters concerning the system. There is a second level of leadership which consists of the heads of each major canal. At the third level of leadership are the village irrigation headmen, who are in...
09 Aug 2016

Deh Salm Irrigation System

Case
The case of Deh Salm Irrigation takes place in the village of Deh Salm, 100 km west of Neh, the southernmost administrative center of the province of Khorasan in eastern Iran. The resource appropriated from Deh Salm Irrigation is water for irrigation and domestic uses (e.g. general washing purposes). At the beginning of the period, there was an extreme shortage of biological and physical resources withdrawn compared to the number of units available. Cultivators of this irrigation system were...
09 Aug 2016