|Author:||Lohmar, B. ; Wang, J. X. ; Rozelle, S. ; Huang, J. K. ; Dawe, D.|
|Book Group Author:||NA|
This report provides an overview of the water problems facing agriculture in China and the country's overall water management system. Sections discuss: water scarcity in China; China's water management policies and institutions; increasing investment and reversing infrastructure deterioration; solving water disputes among regions and users; farmers' incentives to reduce water consumption; and the effects of water scarcity on agricultural production.
|Journal:||Agriculture Information Bulletin - United States Departmentof Agriculture|
agricultural production, conflict, incentives,infrastructure, institutions, irrigation, irrigation water, publicinvestment, water conservation, water management, water policy, watersupply, water use, China, East Asia, Asia, Developing Countries,conflict resolution, water resource management, water supplies,watering, Agricultural Economics (EE110), Natural Resource Economics(EE115) (New March 2000), Policy and Planning (EE120), Investment,Finance and Credit (EE800), Soil Water Management (Irrigation andDrainage) (JJ800) (Revised June 2002) [formerly Soil Water Management],Water Resources (PP200), Public Services and Infrastructure (UU300),Conflict (UU495) (New March 2000)