AdopciÃ³n de tecnologÃa de distribuciÃ³n y control del agua en las Comunidades de Regantes de la RegiÃ³n de Murcia
AbstractRESUMEN: En el presente trabajo se estudia el proceso de adopciÃ³n de tecnologÃa de distribuciÃ³n y control de agua que las Comunidades de Regantes de la RegiÃ³n de Murcia han llevado a cabo desde el aÃ±o 1975 hasta 2005. Se analiza el tiempo que transcurre desde que se constituye la Comunidad de Regantes hasta que toma la decisiÃ³n de adoptar utilizando AnÃ¡lisis de DuraciÃ³n. Se identifican como aceleradores del proceso de adopciÃ³n la posesiÃ³n de un pozo de apoyo, el empleo de un sistema tarifario variable en funciÃ³n del consumo, los efectos de las polÃticas de subvenciones a las obras de modernizaciÃ³n y mejora de los regadÃos y las sequÃas. SUMMARY: The present paper analyses the process of adopting water management and control technology in the irrigation communities in the region of Murcia from 1975 to 2005. Duration Analysis has been used to combine the technological process with the time taken from the initial stages of the irrigation community until the execution of this plan. The ownership of a subterranean water well and the use of a variable tariff system according to the water consumed have been identified as the moving forces of the adoption process. The policies of subsidies to improve irrigation technology areas and drought have also affected the adoption decisions.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Spanish Association of Agricultural Economists in its journal Economia Agraria y Recursos Naturales.
Volume (Year): 08 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
AnÃ¡lisis de duraciÃ³n; comunidad de regantes; funciÃ³n de riesgo; tecnologÃa de riego; irrigation community; hazard function; irrigation technology; Duration analysis; Agribusiness; Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies; Q16; Q25; D71;
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