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This comprehensive review analyses the energy challenges facing the Netherlands in 2008 and provides critiques and recommendations for further policy improvements. It urges the government to provide policy continuity – such as in promotion regimes for renewable energy – to underpin a sustainable investment climate. It also highlights the need for closer co-ordination among national, regional and local authorities.
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Links to websites from the Netherlands on agri-environmental issues.
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Milieuprestaties van de OESO-landbouw sinds 1990: Landenhoofdstuk Nederland
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Agri-environmental indicators for the Netherlands and data on the environmental performance of Dutch agriculture. Extract from the publication Environmental Performance of Agriculture in OECD Countries since 1990 (2008).
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Country inventory from the Netherlands on fisheries services submitted in 2007.
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Information on the administration, legal framework and other aspects of fisheries management in the Netherlands.
This document, prepared by Prof. Oene Oenema and Paul B.M. Berentsen, assesses the political economy of the implementation of the ‘minerals accounting system’ MINAS in the Netherlands. While the system contributed to some environmental improvements, the costs of its implementation were rather high.
Organic agriculture showed a strong growth in recent years (annual growth up to 25%) and it is expected that its economic significance will increase sharply. There is a steady increase in the number of farms that are switching to organic agricu...
Extended Producer Responsibility - Phase 2 - Case Study on the Dutch Packaging Covenant