Masayoshi Satoh

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The centuries-old, self-organizing Muang Fai community irrigation institution in northern Thailand has high potential in illustrating exemplary practices in irrigation cost sharing. This paper examines the cost sharing structure of the Pongsak Muang Fai Irrigation System in Mae Hong Son Province and its relationship with the system water management and(More)
In principle, participatory irrigation management (PIM) means the involvement of irrigation users in all aspects at all levels of irrigation management. In practice, all over the world efforts are being made to realize the principles. However, in the execution of PIM, role sharing between farmers and government is a serious problem, and thus a clear method(More)
A good water users’ organization (WUO) is a significant factor in the practical success of an irrigation project. The major duties of WUOs are to operate and maintain their irrigation facilities and to perform the financial and organizational management. This paper analyzes the history and present situation of three WUOs in the Chao Phraya Delta, Thailand(More)
Irrigation projects with reservoirs have contributed to the stabilization of traditional rainfed rice and to the introduction of double-rice in monsoon Asia. This type of irrigation also has the capability of shifting the traditional rice-cropping season. This paper discusses the influences of the shifted cropping season on water resources and the effective(More)
An Integrated Water User Group (IWUG) plays an important role assisting an irrigation project to control water distribution, expand the cropping area, operate and maintain irrigation facilities, and disseminate crucial information about the water situation to all farmers based on water supply from an irrigation agency. In this article, we present our(More)
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