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

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 Union

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 Kenya

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 ...

Water demand management in the MENA region

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.

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

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 system

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 ...

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

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 ...

State of the sector - HungaryWater and wastewater services in the Danube region

REKK prepared the Hungary Country Note for the Danube Water Program's regional assessment on the state of the water sector. More information can be found at Danubis site

Wastewater strategy of Bulgaria

With support from the World Bank, in 2015 the Government of Bulgaria created a national water supply and sanitation strategy. The experts of REKK contributed to this strategy with a review of the experience from the sewage sector of Hungary, paying ...

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

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 ...