Irrigation Management Transfer in Mexico: Process and Progress, Volumes 23-292

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World Bank Publications, Jan 1, 1995 - Business & Economics - 118 pages
World Bank Environment Paper No. 11. Addresses issues of local governance in frontier economies in relation to environmental and political sustainability. Covers problems of mining, farming, and disincentives.

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Page 99 - Law shall come into effect on the day following its publication in the Diario Oficial de la Federation.
Page 72 - ... instructions as he may have received from the dues-paying party organization or as prescribed by the state or national constitution." (P. 155.) Be it remembered also that it has been declared under oath by several Socialist witnesses that it is the intention of the party to revise its constitution from time to time in order to keep it up to date. The State Constitution containing these provisions has been revised every two years since 1900, the last revision being in 1918. It is of not so much...
Page 40 - The Asian model typically relies on direct participation of all members. Base units are likely smaller. These are often socially-based, multipurpose organizations that build upon members' daily interactions and knowledge of each other for decision-making, monitoring, and sanctioning. These are likely to be most appropriate in socially cohesive societies with smaller landholdings, low market penetration and simpler irrigation technology. The American model is a more specialized organization with role...
Page 38 - Users claimed that: irrigation service had improved: structures were being better maintained even though they needed rehabilitation; there was interest in improving the on-farm irrigation systems, in improving the technological level of water distribution; and in technical assistance to users. The users greatly appreciated the training and technical assistance provided the CNA and IMTA.
Page 2 - US$3,600 million in 1981 to $230 million in 1990. In 1988, investment in irrigation infrastructure was less than 3 percent of total public investment compared with around 10 percent in 1978 (Gorriz 1995).
Page 75 - The operating regulations and fees, as well as any changes to them, must be approved by the Commission in order to be valid and observable Article 63.
Page 38 - WUOs, there were improvements in water management, and in timely and adequate water delivery and maintenance of the irrigation systems • About 45 percent of the farmers believed that...
Page 55 - Commission shall agree with the users on any temporary limitations to existing rights in the event of emergencies, extreme scarcity, over-exploitation or declaration of protected areas. In such circumstances, residential use shall have priority CHAPTER V Organization and Participation or Users Article 14.

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