Strategic agricultural land-use planning in response to water-supplier variation in a China’s rural region
A strategic agricultural land-use planning approach was proposed in response to water-supplier variation under parameter uncertainty. It was capable of examining the implication of various water-suppliers on agricultural land-use planning problems, interpreting the response of land-use schemes to water-supply patterns with respect to a variety of systematic features, and handling uncertain parameters widely existing in many real-world practices. A case study in central-south China demonstrated the applicability of the proposed approach. The modeling inputs of economic-related parameters were identified as intervals based on statistic data, while those related to water availability were predicted through a distributed hydrological model. Scenarios of (1) no groundwater supplementation, (2) 20% of groundwater supplementation, and (3) 40% of groundwater supplementation to total water demand were considered to generate optimal land-use plans. Reasonable results were obtained, which were then used to interpret the implication of water-supplier variation on planning sustainable development strategies. A special rate of groundwater supplementation (i.e. 20.1%) was also suggested to the manager to facilitate regulating long-term water-allocation schemes.
If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.
References listed on IDEAS
Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
- Mendoza, Guillermo A. & Bruce Bare, B. & Zhou, Zehai, 1993. "A fuzzy multiple objective linear programming approach to forest planning under uncertainty," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 41(3), pages 257-274.
- H. Lu & G. Huang & G. Zeng & I. Maqsood & L. He, 2008. "An Inexact Two-stage Fuzzy-stochastic Programming Model for Water Resources Management," Water Resources Management: An International Journal, Published for the European Water Resources Association (EWRA), Springer;European Water Resources Association (EWRA), vol. 22(8), pages 991-1016, August.
- He, Li & Huang, Guo H. & Lu, Hongwei, 2011. "Bivariate interval semi-infinite programming with an application to environmental decision-making analysis," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 211(3), pages 452-465, June.
- Matthews, K.B. & Buchan, K. & Sibbald, A.R. & Craw, S., 2006. "Combining deliberative and computer-based methods for multi-objective land-use planning," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 87(1), pages 18-37, January.
- Glen, J. J. & Tipper, R., 2001. "A mathematical programming model for improvement planning in a semi-subsistence farm," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 70(1), pages 295-317, October.
- El-Shishiny, Hisham, 1988. "A goal programming model for planning the development of newly reclaimed lands," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 26(4), pages 245-261.
- Shakya, Keshab M. & Leuschner, William A., 1990. "A multiple objective land use planning model for Nepalese hills farms," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 34(2), pages 133-149.
- Riquelme, Francisco J. Montero & Ramos, Antonio Brasa, 2005. "Land and water use management in vine growing by using geographic information systems in Castilla-La Mancha, Spain," Agricultural Water Management, Elsevier, vol. 77(1-3), pages 82-95, August.
- Raju, Komaragiri Srinivasa & Pillai, C. R. S., 1999. "Multicriterion decision making in performance evaluation of an irrigation system," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 112(3), pages 479-488, February.
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eee:agisys:v:108:y:2012:i:c:p:19-28. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Shamier, Wendy)
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.