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Local Participation In Agricultural Water Management In The Red River Delta Of Vietnam A Case Study In Que Vo District, Bac Ninh Province

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Nguyen Mau Dung, Nguyen Phuong Le



Agricultural water, Drainage, Farm Households, Irrigation, Local People, Participation, Management



This study aims to investigate the local participation in agricultural water management in Que Vo district in the Red River delta of Vietnam. The study results show that although the farm households did not actively participant in formulating the irrigation & drainage plan, they played quite active role in adjusting irrigation plan, leading the water and keeping water in the fields. The local participation also significantly contributed to maintaining and improving the canal system, especially through the irrigation month in the years. For enhancing local participation in agricultural water management in the district, it is necessary to raise the farmers’ awareness on water savings, to provide the training course for irrigation & drainage team members, to assign the canal maintenance task to the farm households, and to improve the mechanism of participation mobility



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