IWMI Research Report – 17

Design and Practice of Water Allocation Rules: Lessons from in Pakistan’s Punjab Warabandi.


Bandaragoda, D. J. 1998. Design and practice of water allocation rules: Lessons from warabandi in Pakistan’s Punjab. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Irrigation Management Institute (IIMI) vi, 25p. (IIMI Research Report 17 / IWMI Research Report 17) [doi: 10.3910/2009.002]



Focuses on the existing gap between the traditional design concepts of warabandi – in irrigation water allocation method practiced in Pakistan and Northern India – and its actual practice. Within this focus it also outlines some institutional implications of the present practice of warabandi and identifies further research and policy needs.


ISBN 92-9090-200-0

ISSN 1026-0862