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
Abstract
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 ...
Subjects
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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