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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 ...

Economic expertise for the supervison cycle of the National Water Basin Management PlanAnalysis

The REKK.AQUA team contributed to the initial ex-ante economic analysis of the National River Basin Management Plan. We prepared economic policy instrument design proposals that were incorporated into the 8.4.3 chapter of the NRBMP (Cross sectoral ...

The effect of the opening of the Tiszaroff flood storage reservoir on downstream flood riskDevelopment of a Monte Carlo simulation based decision support systemAnalysis

A decision support system was developed for the Middle Tisza Region Water Directorate (Kötivizig).The flood-storage reservoir at Tiszaroff can provide significant help to avoid a potential flood catastrophe. Although the opening of the flood gates ...

The emerging role of economic analysis in decision support for the operation of offline flood storage reservoirsAn example based on the case ofthe Tiszaroff reservoirResearch paper

The construction of a series of flood peak reservoirs along the River Tisza was the result of a change in flood defense strategy triggered by the experiences of the Millennium floods and a Hungarian national budget constraint. The Tiszaroff flood ...

Integration of Natural Water Retention Measures in River basin management (2013-2014)Pilot Project - Atmospheric Precipitation - Protection and efficient use of Fresh Water:Analysis

There is an increasing policy interest in the so-called Natural Water Retention Measures (NWRM) for improving the water status on hydromorphology and diffuse pollution. To respond to this interest, DG ENV launched a dedicated study entitled Pilot Project ...

Evaluating Economic Policy Instruments for Sustainable Water Management in EuropeThe EPI-WATER FP7 Research ProjectAnalysis

A sustainable management of water resources has a potential to tackle water-related natural hazardand climate risks, and at the same time alleviate communities from poverty. In thiscontext, Economic Policy Instruments (EPIs) can help to make water ...

Participation in the preparation of the National River Basin Management Plant (WFD 2010)Analysis

In the preparation phase of the implementation of the Water Framework Directive in Hungary Aqua.REKK contributed to the work of the Economics Task Group that developed the national WBMP.In a multidisciplinary team of experts our role was the development ...