Gender in lift irrigation schemes in East Gujarat, India
van Koppen, B.
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This study has four main sections, each with its own research question, which together explain the importance of women involvement in family farm and irrigation management. The first section identifies gender issues in the community-founded irrigation program that is sponsored by Navinchandra Mafatlal Sadguru Water and Development Foundation (Sadguru) in East Gurjarat, India. The second and third sections look at gender aspects within a larger context and explain the general effects of the program. In the fourth section the researchers look at the gender factors within irrigation management, and at the methods employed by Sadguru to improve female participation in irrigation cooperatives.
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