Metric matters : the performance and organisation of volumetric water control in large-scale irrigation in the North Coast of Peru

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Vos, J.M.C.;
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  • Subject: waterbehoefte | bedrijfsvoering | irrigation scheduling | peru | water distribution | irrigation water | irrigatie | watertoewijzing | irrigatiewater-toedieningsschema | irrigation | water requirements | management | waterverdeling | irrigatiewater | water allocation

<p>This thesis describes the organisation and performance of two large-scale irrigation systems in the North Coast of Peru. Good water management is important in this area because water is scarce and irrigated agriculture provides a livelihood to many small and mi... View more
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