An economic inquiry into collective action and household behaviour in watershed management
AbstractThe present paper analysed the people’s participation, collective action and farm household behaviour in micro watersheds. Peoples participation in different stages of watershed implementation indicate that farm households show inclination towards participation in planning and project formulation, attending meetings, training and exposure visits when the programme is on-going. Households participation in watershed management is found to influence by household level, supra household level factors and type of rainwater harvesting structure. Adequate training on various watershed technologies will enhance households’ participation. The construction of structure may be followed based on the zone of influence.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 17867.
Date of creation: 20 Apr 2008
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Publication status: Published in Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics 1.64(2009): pp. 108-122
Watershed management; household behaviour; collective action; rain water harvesting structures;
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- Q25 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Renewable Resources and Conservation - - - Water
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