oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Irirrigation revitalisation : beyond the engineering paradigm
|Article Title||Irirrigation revitalisation : beyond the engineering paradigm|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Author||Jonathan Denison and Siyabu Manona|
|Publication Date||Oct 1973|
|Pages||16 - 17|
Standing on one of the hundreds of collapsed smallholder irrigation schemes in the former homelands, one has a tangible sense of unused opportunity which is starkly amplified by the surrounding poverty, unemployment and social need. It is easy to understand why inspired politicians imagine a sea of green and commit hundreds of millions of funding annually to rebuild infrastructure, in the hope that this will result in profitable production.
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