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The OECD Global Forum on Sustainable Development, in cooperation with the World Bank and Agence Française de Développement, will discuss how governments in developing countries can work with local private water companies to provide affordable safe water and basic sanitation.
Transport activity continues to cause large adverse impacts on the environment, human health and the economy. But is a negative impact of transport on the environment a necessary consequence of economic growth?
A report exploring the range of economic, environmental and social effects of financial support to the fisheries sector in OECD member countries.
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The expert meeting has brought together experts and delegates to analyse the social issues and policy challenges that arise as a result of fisheries adjustment policies, and how OECD member countrie
This book provides a comprehensive discussion of these issues and of recent research on the environmental and economic impacts of applying environmentally related taxes.
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Is it true that environmental policies hit the pockets of poorer households harder than those of wealthier ones? And that the poor receive less of the benefit of such policies as they are more likely to live closer to industry or hazardous waste treatment plants and further from parks or the countryside? This is a widespread perception, and in many cases one that is supported by the available evidence.
Concern about the social
At a time when agriculture is no longer the dominant sector in rural economies in OECD countries, this study examines the advantages of developing coherence between agricultural and rural development policies.