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Water Management by Farmers in Japan
Water Management in Japan has been implemented by farmers through water users’organization called Land Improvement District (“Tochi-kairyou-ku” in Japanes

Water Management by Farmers in Japan

KOSO Yukiharu1

 

Introduction

 

 

Water Management in Japan has been implemented by farmers through water users’

organization called Land Improvement District (“Tochi-kairyou-ku” in Japanese), which is

organized by farmers themselves mobilizing their colleagues in an area on the basis of the Land

Improvement Law.

Land Improvement Districts manage their own irrigation /drainage systems, and operate and

maintain facilities of their systems with financial resources which come from irrigation fee, in line

with traditional rural communities, governments and so on. Land Improvement Districts also

implement an irrigation and /or drainage project(s) to improve /develop farmland conditions in

their areas, obtaining government assistance. Current water management systems in Japan

were formed in climate conditions featured by Asia monsoon weather and paddy agriculture in

the country with dense population, and in historical process of paddy development for expansion

of food production for a long time in the past.

Here, water management by farmers in Japan will be briefly introduced. A legal system on water

management and Land Improvement District is presented following background of water

management. Then, water management by Land Improvement District is presented before

challenges.

 

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