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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

Ballynakill Harbour multi-use co-operative, Connemara District, Ireland

Case
Ballynakill Harbour is located on the northwest part of Connemara, a region on the west coast of Ireland. Use of the harbor has moved from predominantly single-use, involving commercial and domestic fishing, to multiple uses including: fishing for shrimp, white fish, and salmon; as well as finfish and shellfish aquaculture, oyster farming, and marine tourism. The case study focuses on the activities of the North Connemara Marine Co-operative which was formed through collective action between...
09 Aug 2016

Banggai Cardinalfish, Indonesia

Case
The Banggai Cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni) is a species endemic to the Banggai Islands of Indonesia. It has been overfished due to its popularity as an aquarium fish, and is currently listed as "Endangered" on the IUCN Red List. The system lacks appropriate soft public infrastructure to regulate and monitor extraction and trade of the species.
09 Aug 2016

Barabaig communal grazing system, Hanang plains, Tanzania

Case
This case was part of a study to determine whether the institutional design principles of Ostrom where, in fact, related to "governance success" by Cox et al.  In that analysis, this case was classified as a success.
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

Bison Management in the Jackson Hole Valley, Wyoming, USA

Case
The Bison management case in the Grand Teton National Park (GTNP) is a new case that will be integrated into the Common Pool-Resource (CPR) database. The Jackson Hole Valley (JHV) is a prime example of an iconic place. The natural environment surrounding the town of Jackson, Wyoming, is the resource system upon which wildlife and human settlements rely. This natural environment provides numerous streams of goods and services to all wildlife and many interested subgroups. For many of these...
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

Brander-Taylor model and variations

Case
Brander-Taylor Easter Island Model and its variations. Brander and Taylor (1998) summarizes the background of the model as the following. Easter Island (also called Rapa Nui) is a small Pacific island over 2,000 miles (3,200 km) from the coast of Chile, with a population (as of the early 1990's) of about 2,100. For the past two centuries, Easter Island has been regarded as a major archaeological and anthropological mystery. In particular, the Polynesian civilization in place at the time of...
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

Cat Harbour Cod Fishery, Newfoundland, Canada

Case
Cat Harbour (now known as Lumsden) was a rural fishing community located on a peninsula stretching into the Atlantic off the northeastern coast of Newfoundland, Canada. The original case study is based on fieldwork conducted from 1964-1965 and catalogues an action situation involving 72 active fishermen during the summer cod-trapping season and 38 active fishermen exploiting the late summer/fall cod fishing grounds. The community is described as homogenous and egalitarian with a pronounced...
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