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Lessons of a drought
Down To Earth (1997)
  • Ujjayant N Chakravorty, Tufts University
Abstract
Water will become the most prized and precious commodity in the coming years. Internecine conflicts over the resource are already the order of the day and a global water crisis seems not too far away. But the water-guzzling US state of California is showing a way out of the problem - by allowing farmers to sell their share of water, it is pushing them to become efficient water users.
Keywords
  • Water Trading,
  • Irrigation,
  • Policy Reform,
  • Agriculture,
  • California
Publication Date
June 30, 1997
Citation Information
Ujjayant N Chakravorty. "Lessons of a drought" Down To Earth (1997)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/chakravorty/39/