Improving equity of water distribution: the challenge for farmer organizations in Sindh, Pakistan
A major objective of the Pilot Project for Farmer-Managed Irrigation in Sindh has been to help Farmer Organizations (FOs) achieve greater equity of water distribution. By giving full responsibility to water users for both operations and maintenance it is hoped that they will be able to develop water sharing mechanisms that reflect their views of equity rather than have a standardized view of equity imposed upon them by outside authorities. Two elements of equity are considered on the basis of the results collected in the pre-transfer period. External equity issues look at water allocation and ...
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Lashari, Bakhshal; Memon, Yameen; Murray-Rust, Hammond