Hydro-economic modelling of the Upper Bhima Catchment, India

Gartley, M L and George, B and Davidson, B and Malano, H M and Garg, K K (2009) Hydro-economic modelling of the Upper Bhima Catchment, India. In: 18th World IMACS / MODSIM Congress, 13-17 July 2009, Cairns, Australia.

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Water resources development has played a crucial role in the expansion of agriculture and industry in the Upper Bhima Catchment, Maharashtra, India. However, sustainable water resources management has become a challenging issue in this catchment in recent years as there is an increasing demand for renewable, yet finite water resources. Finding ways to meet this growing demand and also to achieve positive environmental and economic outcomes requires the aid of modeling tools to analyze the impact of alternative policy scenarios. Water resources management modeling at a catchment scale can provide policy makers with essential information needed to make rational resource allocation decisions...

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: RP-Resilient Dryland Systems
CRP: CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems
Uncontrolled Keywords: Water allocation, Irrigation, Water resources economics, Upper Bhima, Krishna, Hydro-economic modelling
Subjects: Others > Irrigation
Depositing User: Mr Ramesh K
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2016 09:01
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2016 09:01
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/9632
Acknowledgement: The authors wish to thank Australian Center for International Agricultural Research for the financial support.
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