論文

査読有り
2019年4月

A comparative analysis of two paddy irrigation schemes under contrasting water management of participatory and top-down systems in Uganda

Paddy and Water Environment
  • Ishii, Atsushi
  • ,
  • Ayella, Paul
  • ,
  • Satoh, Masayoshi

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開始ページ
497
終了ページ
505
記述言語
英語
掲載種別
研究論文(学術雑誌)
DOI
10.1007/s10333-019-00745-y
出版者・発行元
Springer

This research focused on two large-scale paddy irrigation schemes of Doho (1000 ha) and Lwoba (700 ha) in Uganda for a comparative analysis of major factors affecting the effectiveness of water management. The schemes have almost the same irrigation and farming conditions, while they adopt contrasting water management methods of participatory and top-down in Doho and Lwoba, respectively. A questionnaire survey targeting the farmers in both schemes on their farming, yields and evaluation of water management was conducted, and the results were analyzed by paying attention to the locations of their farms. The survey reveals that the average yield is higher in Lwoba than in Doho. A tendency of lower evaluation on water distribution by farmers in Doho is found especially in the downstream part at the terminal canal level. Doho has the government's operation in the main facilities with farmer operation in the on-farm systems. In contrast, the water management in Lwoba is totally controlled by a single landlord of the whole scheme, appointing block leaders, water guards and supervisor who watch the block leaders and his children as farmer to spy on the block leaders. The landlord has stro

リンク情報
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10333-019-00745-y