IWMI Research Report – 21

Need for Institutional Impact Assessment in Planning Irrigation System Modernization.


Bandaragoda, D. J. 1998. Need for institutional impact assessment in planning irrigation system modernization. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) v, 17p. (IWMI Research Report 21) [doi: 10.3910/2009.026]



Presents a case study of the institutional implications of remodeling an old irrigation system in northern Pakistan. Highlights the importance for donors and project planners to consider institutional issues such as water allocation rules, operation procedures, and organizational capacity for post-construction system management along with changes to the physical infrastructure.


ISBN 92-9090-201-9

ISSN 1026-0862