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The transition from planned equality to markets: Some observations about agricultural water management and pressures for change in South Asia.

Expert Detail :Professor Lin Crase is Professor of Economics and Head of School of Commerce Professor He joined UniSA (University of South Australia) in February 2016.
Prior to commencing at UniSA, Lin was Professor and Director of the Centre for Water Policy and Management at La Trobe University. Lin’s research has focused on applied economics in the context of water. He has analysed water markets and the property rights that attend them, water pricing and numerous applications of water policy.
Whilst his expertise includes the Murray-Darling Basin in Australia, he has also worked on projects in south Asia, Japan and Europe.
Lin has published over 100 journal articles, numerous book chapters, four books and a range of other papers and opinion pieces.
Designation :- Head of School of Commerce Professor Organization:
Brief details of the event highlights: The interaction oriented around spreading of awareness towards scarcity of water on the earth. Why do we need to pay attention towards later.
Response of the audience/ learning for the students:: Students were enthuastic to know how they can conserve and optimally use water in agriculture.
Faculty Coordinator Name Mobile & Email ID :: Manisha Aujla
Number of participants (student & Faculty) :: 110 Students and one faculty
Learning Outcomes :: Details of admission procedure in
Expert Narration :: The concept of water markets and their attraction to economists was well established. Prof. quoted the salient examples to resonate the concept with the audience. He framed his lecture around agriculture. He emphasized on the real challenge around water policy in a country does not hinge on debate about the elegance of the market and its structure. Rather, he explained that the issue is more fundamental like the most sensible way to address water scarcity in a nation of enormous hydrological variability and to resist dabbling with resource allocation in an effort to address the concern about income distribution.