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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

    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

    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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  • 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

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  • 18-mars-2003

    Français

    Améliorer la gestion de l'eau : Contribution de l'OCDE au troisième Forum mondial de l'eau (Japon, 16-23 mars 2003)

    Des hauts responsables du monde entier et des experts en gestion de l'eau se sont réunis à l'occasion du Troisième Forum mondial de l'eau, qui s'est tenu au Japon du 16 au 23 mars 2003, pour mettre au point un plan d'action à l'échelle internationale visant à réduire de moitié le nombre de personnes qui dans le monde n'ont pas accès à l'eau potable et à des conditions sanitaires satisfaisantes.

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  • 6-mars-2003

    Français

  • 10-April-2002

    English

    Private Study of Protected Land in Southern Africa: A Review Of Markets, Approaches, Barriers And Issues

    This paper represents a first attempt to assess the role of the private sector in supplying protected land or 'land under wildlife' in southern Africa. Although limited information exists on private conservation initiatives, it is possible to con...

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  • 5-April-2002

    English

    Environmental Benefits of Foreign Direct Investment: A Literature Review

    This report presents a literature review of issues associated with the environmental benefits of foreign direct investment (FDI). It reviews recent trends in FDI and looks into specific issues linked to the effects of FDI on the environment, incl...

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  • 2-April-2002

    English

    Economic Valuation as incentive measure and support for decision-making

    It is possible to employ a broad range of implicit and explicit, quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods for biodiversity policy decision-making.

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  • 29-March-2002

    English

    The Biodiversity Benefits of Coral Reef Ecosystems: Values And Markets

    In most tropical countries, coral reef ecosystems provide many goods and services to coastal populations, such as subsistence and commercial fishery, tourism, coastal protection and biodiversity. A variety of anthropogenic practices threatens ree...

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