8. Water for Food Production

  1. Neil S. Grigg

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118267035.ch8

Water Finance: Public Responsibilities and Private Opportunities

Water Finance: Public Responsibilities and Private Opportunities

How to Cite

Grigg, N. S. (2011) Water for Food Production, in Water Finance: Public Responsibilities and Private Opportunities, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118267035.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 JUL 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470767559

Online ISBN: 9781118267035

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Keywords:

  • food production;
  • water scarcity;
  • environmental impacts;
  • management capacity;
  • irrigation engineering

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Irrigation Around the World

  • Sector Characterization

  • Irrigation and Drainage Organizations

  • Imperial Irrigation District: A Large Western Water-Management District

  • Colorado Irrigation: Diversity Amid Growth

  • Governance

  • Irrigation Economics

  • Consumptive Use and Agricultural Water Accounting

  • Irrigation Issues for the Future