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close this bookIrrigation-Induced Salinity - A Growing Problem for Development and the Environment (WB, 1993, 94 p.)
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Open this folder and view contentsThe nature and impact of irrigation-induced salinity
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Open this folder and view contentsFactors contributing to a irrigation induced salinity
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I wish to thank Theodore Herman, Peter Streng, Herve Plusquellec, Ashok Subramanian (IPTRID), Thomas Brabben (IPTRID), Professor Lyman Willardson (Utah State University) and the participants of the Ninth Annual World Bank Irrigation and Drainage Seminar held in Annapolis, Maryland on December 8-10, 1992, for their valuable comments on previous drafts of this report. Barry Yatman's assistance in compiling the World Bank irrigation and drainage project and investment figures is also very much appreciated.

My special thanks to Shawki Barghouti for his commitment to and support of this study and to Lambert Smedema, Walter Ochs, William Easter, Jeremy Berkoff and Alfred Duda for the insightful discussions and helpful suggestions, which all helped to make this a better study.

Any errors remain the responsibility of the author.