IWMI Research Report – 11

Impacts of Irrigation Management Transfer: A Review of the Evidence.


Vermillion, D. L. 1997. Impacts of irrigation management transfer: A review of the evidence. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Irrigation Management Institute (IIMI); IWMI. v, 35p. (IIMI Research Report 11 / IWMI Research Report 11) [doi: 10.3910/2009.018]



Evaluates data from 29 different studies on irrigation management transfer to assess the impacts of transfer on various aspects of irrigation system management. Twelve guiding principles to ensure a more systematic approach to research on the impacts of management transfer are proposed. Identifies key research propositions on the conditions necessary for transfer programs to succeed.

ISBN 92-9090-340-5

ISSN 1026-0862