This publication documents several of the spectacular improvements in fuel efficiency, CO2 emission, convenience and social impact possible in farmers groundwater technology.
|Title||Technology innovation and promotion in practice : pumps, channels, and wells : reducing fuel consumption, emissions, and costs|
|Year of Publication||2003|
|Authors||Bom, GJ, van Steenbergen, F, I. Rehman, Hur, van Raalten, D, Mishra, R|
|Pagination||vii, 90 p. : boxes, fig., tab.|
|Publisher||Tata Energy Research Institute|
|Place Published||New Delhi, India|
|Keywords||appropriate technology, diesel engines, hand pumps, irrigation, irrigation canals, marketing, motorized pumps, sdiasi, sdiwat, technology transfer, tube wells, uebw, well digging|
This publication documents several of the spectacular improvements in fuel efficiency, CO2 emission, convenience and social impact possible in farmers groundwater technology. It discusses improvements in manually-operated and diesel-operated pump sets, in well technology and introducing changes. Equally, if not more important, are the ways of promoting and introducing changes, engaging private parties and government alike. The main message of the book is that technology is in essence a social process. It is based on extensive field trials in three districts in Eastern India. One of innovation introduced is the stone hammer technique for manual drilling that wone the International Competition for Innovative Technologies for Small Farmers in 2001.
|Notes||Includes references Includes index|