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Managing irrigation

Norman Thomas Uphoff

Managing irrigation

analyzing and improving the performance of bureaucracies

by Norman Thomas Uphoff

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Published by Sage Publications in New Delhi, Newbury Park .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries,
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Irrigation -- Developing countries -- Management.,
    • Irrigation -- Government policy -- Developing countries.,
    • Bureaucracy -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-252) and indexes.

      StatementNorman Uphoff, with Priti Ramamurthy and Roy Steiner.
      ContributionsRamamurthy, Priti., Steiner, Roy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1741.D44 U64 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination263 p. :
      Number of Pages263
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1884632M
      ISBN 100803996667, 8170362210
      LC Control Number90045565

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