publication . Other literature type . 2007

Murrumbidgee Catchment, New South Wales: Recharge Trading and Targeting Markets pilot studies

Markets for Ecosystem Services Project;
Open Access English
  • Published: 18 Jun 2007
  • Country: United States
Metadata only record There are two 'markets for ecosystem services' pilot studies in the Murrumbidgee Catchment of New South Wales, Australia. The first, "Recharge Trading", aims to develop a market-based instrument to resolve the issue of salinization caused by excess groundwater recharge from irrigated agriculture. The second, "Targeting Markets", explores the factors and conditions that make market-based approaches more or less suitable for addressing a natural resource management issue. The study suggests that greater heterogeneity in socio-economic factors, biophysical conditions, and management options makes market-based approaches more appropriate. PES-1 ...
free text keywords: Stakeholders, Groundwater, Payments for environmental services, Waterlogging, Salinization, Irrigated farming, Markets, Conservation incentives, Water quality, Natural resource management, Water use, Integrated resource management, Groundwater recharge, Integrated market mechanism, Market-Based Instruments (MBI), Heterogeneity, Rapid assessment tool, Salinity, Biophysical impact, Property rights, Biophysical model, Swagman Model, Ecosystem Farm/Enterprise Scale
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