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There are now 42 signatories to the OECD Declaration on Green Growth. Lithuania has joined Costa Rica, Colombia, Croatia, Latvia, Morocco, Tunisia, as well as OECD members in having adhered to the declaration.
This database provides information on environmentally related taxes, fees and charges, tradable permit systems, deposit refund systems, environmentally motivated subsidies and voluntary approaches used in environmental policy in OECD member countries and a number of other countries. Developed in co-operation between the OECD and the European Environment Agency.
The conference discussed the results of the project as well as policy recommendations on training and skills development for the creation of an innovative and competitive SME sector in OECD countries.
The International Energy Agency's periodic review of Turkey's energy policies and programmes. This 2009 edition finds that Turkey will likely see the fastest medium to long-term growth in energy demand among the IEA member countries. It has a young and urbanising population and energy use is still comparatively low. Therefore, ensuring sufficient energy supply to a growing economy remains the government’s main energy policy concern.
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A study of water pricing in Turkey, a background report to the book Sustainable Management of Water Resources in Agriculture (OECD, 2010).
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This report inventories eco-innovation policies in Turkey. Similar reports are available on selected non-EU OECD members: Australia, Canada, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, and the US. They complement national roadmaps developed by EU member states under the Environmental Technology Action Plan.
One billion people cannot get clean drinking water and 2.5 billion lack access to basic sanitation which cause 1.5 million preventable child deaths per year. While addressing the emergency of the current crisis, we must not forget that water is the most essential good and we should find new and innovative approaches to allow everyone access to water and sanitation, according to the OECD Secretary-General.
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Links to sites from Turkey on agri-environmental issues
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1990’dan günümüze tarımın çevre performansı: Türkiye bölümü
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Agri-environmental indicators for Turkey and data on the environmental performance of Turkish agriculture. Extract from the publication Environmental Performance of Agriculture in OECD Countries since 1990 (2008).