Legislation on Use of Water in Agriculture: Study of Different Countries

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Abdul Ghaffar Korai et al.


The legislation governing agricultural water use in Latin America, the Middle East, and Central Asia is summarized in this article. Individual country surveys provide a brief overview of the laws governing agricultural water use, the government agencies in charge of water administration for agriculture, the conditions for permits to use water for this purpose, and related conservation and quality guidelines. In addition, some of the surveys provide information on cross-national water conflicts.

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