This paper is an output of DFID Projects R7839 and R7830. The basic premise of Theme 2 was to facilitate the formation of land and water management strategies and institutions that are socially acceptable and broadly replicable in this region. Participatory technology development and its dissemination was the main driving force in this endeavour to improve productivity and livelihoods. This project is being implemented in RP Channel-V (RPC-V) a distributary of the Patna Main Canal under the Sone Canal System in Bihar.
Sikka, A.K., Singh, A.K., Upadhyaya, A., Bhatnagar, P.R., Saha, B., Singh, R.D., Gautam, U.S., Palmer-Jones, R. and Gaunt, J.L. 2004. Practical ways forward for participatory land and water management. Report theme 2. Presented at workshop ‘Realising potential: Livelihoods, poverty, and governance’. New Delhi, 3-4 August 2004. 8 pp.