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Irrigation Technology, Institutional Innovation, and Sustainable Agriculture

  • Vernon W. Ruttan

Abstract

We are now in the third wave of social concern about the relationship between natural resources and sustainability of improvements in human well being. If we are successful in putting into place the policies and institutions needed to resolve current efficiency and equity concerns in Western water resource use we will be in a better position to respond to the more uncertain changes that will emerge as a result of future global climate change.

Keywords

Biomass Burning Sustainable Agriculture Institutional Innovation Irrigation Technology Equity Concern 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vernon W. Ruttan
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  1. 1.University of MinnesotaSt. PaulUSA

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