RAP PUBLICATION 2007/10

PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND IRRIGATION MODERNIZATION IN SHANXI PROVINCE, CHINA

RAP PUBLICATION 2007/10

PROCEEDINGS OF THE
INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON WATER RESOURCES
MANAGEMENT AND IRRIGATION MODERNIZATION
IN SHANXI PROVINCE, CHINA

TAIYUAN AND YUNCHENG, SHANXI, CHINA
22-24 NOVEMBER 2006

 

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CO-SPONSORED BY SHANXI PROVINCIAL PEOPLE'S GOVERNMENT, CHINA
& FAO REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
EXECUTED BY SHANXI WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

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For copies of the English version, write to:   For copies of the Chinese version, write to:   
Zhijun Chen
Water Resources Development
and Conservation Officer
FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Maliwan Mansion, 39 Phra Athit Road
Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Email: Zhijun.Chen@fao.org

Bai Xiaodan
Director
Rural Water Conservancy Division
Shanxi Water Resources Department
No. 45, Xinjian Road, Taiyuan City 030002
Shanxi Province, China
Email: bxd@sxwater.gove.cn

© FAO 2007 FAO & Shanxi Provincial People's Government, China

Table of contents

Foreword

Acknowledgements

Executive summary

Editorial note

Speech at the Mobilization Meeting for Implementing the Water Development Strategy in Shanxi Province
Zhang Baoshun

Speech at the Mobilization Meeting for Implementing the Water Development Strategy in Shanxi Province
Yu Youjun

SECTION 1: OPENING SESSION

Opening address by Shanxi Provincial Government
Yu Youjun

Opening address by the FAO country office
Victoria Sekitoleko

Keynote address: Establishing a holistic water-saving society to promote the sustainable development of Shanxi Province
Hu Siyi

Keynote address: Key trends affecting irrigated agriculture and policy options
Jean-Marc Faurès

Keynote address: Water projects and ecological protection
Suo Lisheng

SECTION 2: PLENARY PRESENTATIONS

Irrigation development policies in China
Li Daixin

Development and modernization of irrigation schemes in China
Zhanyi Gao

Water resource management and agricultural irrigation in Shanxi Province
Pan Junfeng

SECTION 3: SUBTHEME MEETINGS
Subtheme I: Options for strategic and policy innovations at the river basin level

Technical issues in modernizing farm irrigation systems: Some experiences in Mediterranean countries
Bruno Molle

Integrating urban and rural plans and promoting the development of rural areas
Zhang Zhongfa

Pathways for realizing water conservancy in irrigation systems
Shahbaz Khan

Concepts and practices for optimal regional water resource allocation
Dong Zengchuan

Water and irrigation management in the water-stressed Zayandeh_Rud and Karkheh River Basins, Islamic Republic of Iran
Nader Heydari

Water resource allocation in China and implications for the local environment
Pei Yuansheng

Water management strategy and irrigated area modernization: The Tunisian case
Lebdi Fethi

Ideas on irrigation modernization
Sun Xihuan

Subtheme II: Options for technical and managerial improvements at the system and farm level

The impacts of water-pricing reform on agricultural irrigation in China
Li Yangbin

Technical options at the system level: Canal lining and canal operation control
Herve Plusquellec

Modern management practices at Jiamakou irrigation project
Zhang Xuehui

A rapid appraisal procedure to assess the performance of irrigation systems: Lessons from the FAO Regional Irrigation Modernization and Management Training Programme in Asia
Thierry Facon

Participatory management and water users' associations
Feng Guangzhi

Modernization of irrigation canals: The Uttar Pradesh Water Sector Restructuring Project, India
M.K. Goyal

Pumping stations in water resource management and irrigation modernization
Dou Yisong

The complexity of PLC-based canal automation
Charles M. Burt

Karnataka Neeravari Nigam Ltd. — a corporate model and growth engine in water resource development
D. Satya Murty

APPENDIXES

Appendix 1. Programme

Appendix 2. Participants

Appendix 3. Forum secretariat