Greening the Desert

Motivating Settlers in the IGNP

By Rakesh Hooja

The book reviews in an interdisciplinary manner internationally available literature on settlement theory and management of irrigation and command area development projects. It then undertakes an in-depth analysis of the Indira Gandhi Canal (formerly Rajasthan canal) project. Problems in implementing the project and especially in motivating people to settle and initiate irrigated agriculture have been identified. The book is likely to interest engineers, social scientists, and experts in agriculture, afforestation, town planning, rural development, infrastructure development, social transformation, public and project administration, land and water management, etc.

296 pages

Publication Date: 1/1/2001
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9788170336891

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