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Ethnography of Irrigation Technology: A Unique Case Study in the Puichig Agricultural Association, Ecuador

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Currently, agricultural and livestock production constitutes one of the most important economic incomes worldwide, particularly in countries located in the southern hemisphere, where modernized irrigation has been implemented. In this context, a unique case study is proposed from an ethnographic perspective on the social and cultural management of irrigation in the Puichig Agricultural Association. To analyze the social and cultural consequences of implementing green revolution technology in agricultural production systems in the Machachi parish in the Mejia canton. Producing knowledge concerning the social and cultural consequences that emerge from the complex and structural relationships between irrigation technologies and agricultural production systems, especially in countries in the global south, such as Ecuador, which is developing and technology-dependent.

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  • Irrigation technologies
  • Environment
  • Agricultural production systems
  • Ethnography

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Mosquera-Cruz, C. (2022). Ethnography of Irrigation Technology: A Unique Case Study in the Puichig Agricultural Association, Ecuador. In: Berrezueta, S., Abad, K. (eds) Doctoral Symposium on Information and Communication Technologies - DSICT. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol 846. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-93718-8_2

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