Socio-Technical Aspects of Water Management: Emerging Trends in Central Asia

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Year Published: 2012
Month Published: April
Author: Iskandar Abdullaev and Peter Mollinga
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Water sector during the soviet period has been protected from the financial and political uncertainties due to overwhelming state presence in the sector. The firm trademark of Soviet water management was technology-technical oriented, hierarchical institutions in the sector which are centrally controlled by communist party and water sector ministries. Ideological and political protectionist policies of the soviet government have been crucial on shaping water sector policies.

Pages: 283-292
URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10217/79348
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Publisher: U.S. Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (USCID)
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Water Management; Water Control; Soviet Union; Central Asia; State Policies; Hydro Politics

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