ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Technological and Institutional Alternatives-in Asian Rice Irrigation

in Asian Rice Irrigation James K Boyce Irrigation plays a central role in increasing land productivity in Asian rice agriculture, but the pace and character of irrigation development in the region have varied greatly. This essay reviews five sets of determinants of these variations: population pressure, geography, agrarian structure, cultural factors, and the role of the state.

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