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Citation

Kraemer, R. Andreas 2003: Sustainable Development. OECD Technical Expert Meeting on Environmentally Harmful Subsidies. Environmentally Harmful Subsidies in the Water Sector. Ecologic Institute for International and European Environmental Policy.

Language
English
Year
2003
Dimension
38 pp.
Project ID
972-03
Table of Contents

ENVIRONMENTALLY HARMFUL SUBSIDIES IN THE WATER SECTOR
1. Summary
2. Background and Introduction
2.1 Scope of the Report
2.2 Structure of the Report
3. Detecting Environmentally Harmful Subsidies in the Water Sector
3.1 Pieters’ “Checklist” for Detecting Environmentally Harmful Subsidies
3.2 A Taxonomy of Subsidies in the Water Sector
4. Testing the “Checklist” – Subsidy Reform in the Water Sector
4.1 Possible Effects of Subsidy Removal Along the Water Cycle
4.2 Removal of Agricultural Subsidies: The Case of New Zealand
4.3 Water Sector Reform: Introduction of Full Cost Pricing in Australia
5. The Checklist Applied to Water Services – an Evaluation
5.1 Policy Considerations for Subsidy Reform in the Water Sector
5.2 Strength of Pieters’ Checklist Approach
5.3 What Does the Application to Water Services Add?
5.4 Limitations and Possible Remedies
6. Conclusions and Recommendations for Future Work
BIBLIOGRAPHY
ANNEX 1: SUBSIDIES IN THE WATER SECTOR: MAIN POINT OF IMPACT
ANNEX 2: POSSIBLE EFFECTS OF SUBSIDY REMOVAL
Tables
Table 3.2-1: (Possible) Environmental Effects of Water Subsidies
Table4.1-1 : Possible Effects of Subsidy Removal
Table A 1: Subsidies in the water Sector classified by their main point of impact
Table A 2: Possible Effects of Subsidy Removal
Figures
Figure 3.2-1: Subsidies Along the Water Cycle: From Water Catchment to Water Use
Figure 3.2-2: Subsidies Along the Water Cycle: From Water Collection to its Disposal
Boxes
Box 4.2-1: Pieters’ checklist applied: The analytical steps
Box 5.1-1 Redistribution in the water sector