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This publication brings together the recent work of the OECD on water management issues. It identifies the main policy challenges addressed by that work for sustainable water management. Among the issues discussed are: performance of water manage...
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Developing a better understanding of efforts to incorporate endogenous growth into the mainstream of economic discourse is a necessary undertaking for policy analysts providing economic advice to decision-makers.
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This paper discusses the “sale” of biodiversity to tourists, and the contribution this activity makes to conservation. In this context, the sale of biodiversity refers to entrance or other fees charged to visitors in return for granting them access to public or private natural areas. Many areas do not charge fees, so in some cases access is free and open rather than sold and restricted. Nonetheless, a substantial, and apparently
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the European Environment Agency have developed a database which will help governments choose a mix of economic instruments and voluntary approaches for environmental protection.
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This case study on barriers to the implementation of environmentally sound management practices for small and medium size metal recycling enterprises focuses on a Canadian ship dismantling enterprise.
World leaders and water management experts will meet at the Third World Water Forum in Japan from 16-23 March to develop concrete actions to achieve the international water goals of halving the world populations without access to safe drinking water and sanitation.
As a non-binding guidance, this document has been developed to serve the environmental ministries and enforcement authorities in transition economies.
At the October 2001 meeting of the Working Group on Waste Prevention and Recycling an extended outline was provided concerning a study on "How to Apply ESM to small and medium size enterprises [ENV/EPOC/WGWPR/RD(2001)2].