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  • 30-October-2003

    English, , 181kb

    Perverse Incentives in Biodiversity Loss

    This document looks at some areas where policies have perverse impacts on biodiversity and suggests approaches for how a reform may be undertaken with the goal of ensuring welfare improvements.

  • 25-July-2003

    English

  • 26-May-2003

    English

    Harnessing Markets for Biodiversity: Towards Conservation and Sustainable Use

    Arresting the decline of biodiversity in species and ecosystems is a major objective of environmental policy. Recognising this, OECD Environment Ministers stressed the need for incentive measures to protect biodiversity, including the creation an...

  • 6-May-2003

    German, , 318kb

    Overview in German - Improving Water Management

    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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  • 6-May-2003

    Spanish, , 185kb

    Overview in Spanish - Improving Water Management

    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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  • 6-May-2003

    Japanese, , 357kb

    Overview in Japanese - Improving Water Management

    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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  • 6-May-2003

    Portuguese, , 176kb

    Overview in Portuguese - Improving Water Management

    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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  • 6-May-2003

    Italian, , 141kb

    Overview in Italian - Improving Water Management

    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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  • 11-April-2003

    English, , 153kb

    The "Sale" of Biodiversity to Nature Tourists

    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

  • 12-March-2003

    English

    Experiences with improving water management: OECD input to the Third World Water Forum (Japan, 16-23 March 2003)

    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.

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