This working paper provides the contextual background to an analysis of the social, economic and technical feasibility of aquaculture options integrated within small-scale, farmer-managed irrigation systems in northern Karnataka, India. It is one of a series of 10 working papers produced as a resource for a stakeholder workshop, held in Coimbatore, 19-20 November, 1998.
The contents are as follows:
A situation analysis.
Introduction to the research area.
Physical and climatic characteristics of the study area.
Water resource management and micro-irrigation.
There are 4 appendices, 10 tables and 8 figures.
Raichur district: Site for a study of aquaculture development in the semi-arid tropics. Working Paper No. 1, University of Stirling, UK, 38 pp.