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PN 2014-12: Government Investment in Deep-well Pumps: Some Preliminary Notes for Policy

Irrigation is a key component of the government`s strategy to improve agricultural productivity and attain food self-sufficiency. In recent years, the government has been investing in deep-well pumps as an option to develop more water sources amid the expansion of service areas. This study undertakes a rapid appraisal of deep-well pump projects in several national irrigation systems in Central Luzon, operated by the National Irrigation Administration. It also provides a preliminary assessment of the suitability of such investments. It then lists down some lessons that should be considered to improve planning and implementation of irrigation projects.

Philippine Institute for Development Studies
Authors Keywords
Briones, Roehlano M.; De la Cruz, Alma M.; irrigation system; Philippines; irrigation investments; rapid appraisal; deep-well pump irrigation system;
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