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An evaluation of dryland watershed development projects in India:

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  • Kerr, John
  • George, P.J.
  • Pangare, Ganesh
  • Pangare, Vasudha Lokur
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    This study addresses three main research questions: 1) What projects are most successful in promoting the objectives of raising agricultural productivity, improving natural resource management and reducing poverty? 2) What approaches enable them to succeed? 3) What nonproject factors also contribute to achieving these objectives? The major hypotheses are that participatory approaches that devote more attention to social organization yield superior project impact, and that favorable economic conditions and good infrastructure also support better natural resource management and higher productivity.

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    Paper provided by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in its series EPTD discussion papers with number 68.

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    Date of creation: 2000
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    Handle: RePEc:fpr:eptddp:68

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    Keywords: Natural resources India Management.; Poverty India.; Agricultural productivity Economic aspects India.;

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    1. Gebremedhin, Berhanu & Pender, John L. & Tesfaye, Girmay, 2000. "Community natural resource management: the case of woodlots in northern Ethiopia," EPTD discussion papers 60, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
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    3. Pender, John L. & Kerr, John M., 1998. "Determinants of farmers' indigenous soil and water conservation investments in semi-arid India," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 19(1-2), pages 113-125, September.
    4. Pender, John L. & Kerr, John M., 1998. "Determinants of farmers' indigenous soil and water conservation investments in semi -arid India," Agricultural Economics: The Journal of the International Association of Agricultural Economists, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 19(1-2), September.
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    Cited by:
    1. Kuppannan, Palanisami & Devarajulu, Suresh Kumar, 2009. "Impacts of Watershed Development Programmes: Experiences and Evidences from Tamil Nadu," MPRA Paper 18653, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Swamikannu, Nedumaran, 2009. "Inter-Temporal Impacts of Technological Interventions of Watershed Development Programme on Household Welfare, Soil Erosion and Nutrient Flow in Semi-Arid India: An Integrated Bioeconomic Modeling App," 2009 Conference, August 16-22, 2009, Beijing, China 50785, International Association of Agricultural Economists.

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