Biodiversity, water and natural resource management

Focus

  • Enhancing Water Use Efficiency in Korea: Policy Issues and Recommendations

    The report analyses how economic policy instruments under the responsibility of the Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport can be adjusted to contribute to water policy objectives; and investigates how Smart Water Management Korea, an initiative by K-water that combines information and communication technology with water technology, can be harnessed to better contribute to water management in the country.

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  • OECD at Stockholm World Water Week

    27 August - 1 September - The OECD participated in a series of events in Stockholm World Water Week under the theme "Water and Waste: Reduce and Reuse" to discuss policies to manage water pollution, recent development in financing investment in water security, and further work on water governance.

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  • Marine Protected Areas

    Intense exploitation of our oceans and seas is degrading marine biodiversity and ecosystems at an alarming rate. This report "Marine Protected Areas: Economics, Management and Effective Policy Mixes" presents good practice insights for effectively managing marine protected areas (MPAs), one of the policy instruments available for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity and ecosystems.

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OECD work on biodiversity, water and natural resources management focuses on policy analysis to help ensure more environmentally effective, cost-efficient and equitable outcomes.

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY - 5 JUNE 2017

VIDEO - The battle for biodiversity


We are destroying the natural resources, wildlife and habitats that we depend upon for survival at a devastating pace.

Governments need to do more to conserve biodiversity by reducing harmful farm and fossil fuel support and using mechanisms like biodiversity offsets and taxes on activities that harm nature.


Biodiversity  Water 
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Examining how to better conserve and sustainably use biodiversity and ecosystems, today and for future generations.

Biodiversity

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Identifying the priority areas where governments need to focus their water reform efforts.

Water

Fisheries  Forests    Sustainable agriculture 
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Providing policy analysis of pressing global issues in fisheries, aquaculture, and sustainable fisheries management.

Fisheries

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Assessing incentives and policy approaches to achieve maximum benefits to society.


Forests

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Promoting the use of principles of ecology which take into account the relationships between organisms and their environment.

Sustainable agriculture

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