“There is a renewed urgency to understand the determinants and dynamics of water demand, given climate change and demographic pressures, and the challenges that governance poses for harnessing water resources for their effective, equitable, and sustainable use. To further the debate and analysis, this paper identifies important strategic issues confronting the governance of agricultural water management in Asia and its integral relationship with energy management in irrigated and rainfed agriculture.”


Dr. Uma Lele







Uma Lele, Maggie Klousia - Marquis and Sambuddha Goswami Member, Technical Committee, Global Water Partnership , 700 New Hampshire Avenue, Washington, D.C. 20037, USA b 1840 W. Addison Street, Chicago, IL 60613 , United States of America c 352 E/5C, IInd Floor, G - Block Munirka, P.O. J.N.U. New Delhi - 110067, India