Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures

ID 7408
Submitting Entity Inter-American Development Bank
Integration and Regional Programs Department, Sustainable Development Department
Main Information
Title Economic Instruments for Water Management: Experiences from Europe and Implications for Latin America and the Caribbean
Description The report is the compilation of the main documents that were discussed during the II Meeting of the Environment Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue in the context of the topic “Economic Instruments for Water Management: Extra-regional experience and their applicability in Latin America and the Caribbean”. The report consists of four chapters based on separate works of individual authors: (1) overview of the information on the application of economic instruments on water management (2) case-study of the Colombian experience with the use of economic instruments for water management (3) conclusions of the analysis of the Brazilian and Mexican cases (discussing the applicability of the French experience in the Latin American concept (4) discussion about the main issues from the first three chapters
Web Link /doc/case-studies/inc/cs-inc-iadb-en.pdf
Additional Information
Authors R. Andreas Kraemer, Zulma Guzman Castro, Ronaldo Seroa da Motta, Clifford Russell
Countries Austria
Netherlands (Kingdom of the)
Ecosystems Agricultural Biodiversity
Inland Waters Biodiversity
Regions Latin America and the Caribbean
Western Europe and Others
Incentive Measures Negative Incentives (taxes, levies,...)
Positive Incentives (subsidies, tax breaks, ...)
Environmental Funds / Investments