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An integrated view on the uses, the infrastructure, the resource and the watershed.

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Approaches to state flood recovery funding in Visegrad Group CountriesEnvironmental HazardsResearch paper

Flood recovery is an important period in the flood risk management cycle. Recently, flood recovery has become viewed as an opportunity for future flood damage mitigation. Financial flows to cover flood damages and rules regarding their allocation are ...

LAND4FLOOD – Regional WorkshopMulti-purpose land use agreements in floodplains and flood water storage reservoirsEvent

The Water Economics Unit of REKK has been an active participant of LAND4FLOOD, a Europe-wide multidisciplinary scientific cooperation in the field of nature based flood management. LAND4FLOOD is a COST Action cooperation supported by the EU Horizon 2020 ...

Introduction to Water EconomicsEvent

Aims and objectives and description of the course The course aims to develop a coherent mainstream economic view on the social and natural aspects of complex water-resource management issues. Course descriptionThe course takes a step by step approach ...

Infrastructure performance indicators – Methodology design and application on Hungarian infrastructure sectorsAnalysis

The proper functioning of the physical infrastructure sectors is essential to ensure sustainable economic growth and social welfare. The study aims to develop and apply a complex methodological framework to assess the performance and welfare effects of ...

Management of droughts and water scarcity within the nature and biodiversity legislation of the European UnionAnalysis

As part of a larger cooperation with the Danube Region Strategy led by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, we inspected relevant EU nature and biodiversity legislation to identify how a potential drought regulation may rely on already ...

Water credit trading in KenyaAnalysis

As part of an international consortium, REKK has reviewed the experience on water credit markets. Our literature review has focused on the water markets of Australia, USA, Chile and Oman. We also inspected if the preconditions to efficient water markets ...

The economic policy concept assisting sustainable water management and the execution of river basin management plansResearch paper

While the economic policy concept of the second river basin management plan (RBMP2) for 2015-2021 complies with the requirements of the WFD and the so called ex ante conditions, it also portrays the economic policy instruments that have been designed to ...

Case Study - Kiskun-Viz, HungaryThe Water Global PracticeResearch paper

The Water Global Practice, under the WSS GSG Utility Turnaround thematic area, has implemented the Global Study on WSS Utility Aggregation to provide evidence-based guidance to policy makers and practitioners regarding when, why, and how water and ...

Case Study - Alföldvíz, HungaryThe Water Global PracticeResearch paper

The Water Global Practice, under the WSS GSG Utility Turnaround thematic area, has implemented the Global Study on WSS Utility Aggregation to provide evidence-based guidance to policy makers and practitioners regarding when, why, and how water and ...

Water demand management in the MENA regionAnalysis

Our water economics team at REKK contributed to the WATERSUM project (http://watersum.rec.org/) with consultancy and capacity building activities within the field of water demand management (WDM) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.