• Geography
  • Published 2017

Conquering the desert: drip irrigation in the Chavimochic systems in Peru

@inproceedings{Vos2017ConqueringTD,
  title={Conquering the desert: drip irrigation in the Chavimochic systems in Peru},
  author={Jeroen de Vos and Ana{\"i}s Marshall},
  year={2017}
}
Drip irrigation is a technology with much appeal to engineers, farmers, but also to a general public. It is strongly associated with a promise of ‘modernity’ and ‘efficiency’. The last decade of intensive large-scale export-oriented agriculture in Latin America has seen a steady growth. In many parts, water availability is seen as one of the main constraints for further growth and prosperity. Especially the export sector enterprises are investing in irrigation technology. The export market… CONTINUE READING