Inequality of access in irrigation systems of the Mid-Hills of Nepal

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Inequality of access in irrigation systems of the Mid-Hills of Nepal. / Pariyar, Bishnu; Lovett, Jon ; Snell, Carolyn Jane.

In: Area Development and Policy , Vol. 3, No. 1, 2018, p. 60-78.

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Pariyar, B, Lovett, J & Snell, CJ 2018, 'Inequality of access in irrigation systems of the Mid-Hills of Nepal', Area Development and Policy , vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 60-78. https://doi.org/10.1080/23792949.2017.1353886

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Pariyar, B., Lovett, J., & Snell, C. J. (2018). Inequality of access in irrigation systems of the Mid-Hills of Nepal. Area Development and Policy , 3(1), 60-78. https://doi.org/10.1080/23792949.2017.1353886

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Pariyar B, Lovett J, Snell CJ. Inequality of access in irrigation systems of the Mid-Hills of Nepal. Area Development and Policy . 2018;3(1):60-78. https://doi.org/10.1080/23792949.2017.1353886

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Pariyar, Bishnu ; Lovett, Jon ; Snell, Carolyn Jane. / Inequality of access in irrigation systems of the Mid-Hills of Nepal. In: Area Development and Policy . 2018 ; Vol. 3, No. 1. pp. 60-78.

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