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Groundwater Allocation
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Groundwater allocation determines who is able to use groundwater resources, how, when and where. It directly affects the value (economic, ecological, socio-cultural) that individuals and society obtain from groundwater, today and in the future.
Water Risk Hotspots for Agriculture
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Agriculture is expected to face increasing water risks that will impact production, markets, trade and food security - risks that can be mitigated with targeted policy actions on water hotspots.

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Nutrient balance
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Nutrient balance is defined as the difference between the nutrient inputs entering a farming system (mainly livestock manure and fertilisers) and the nutrient outputs leaving the system (the uptake of nutrients for crop and pasture production).
The Land-Water-Energy Nexus
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This report contributes to the discussion of interconnections between scarce resources by highlighting the nexus between land, water and energy (the LWE nexus).
Red tape and administrative burden in aquaculture licensing
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Concern that rates of aquaculture growth in OECD countries are below potential has resulted in environmentally sustainable production increase becoming a priority for policy makers. Growth in aquaculture production can be influenced by many factors....
 
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In 2013, support to producers across the OECD area amounted to USD 258 billion. This is equivalent to 18% of gross farm receipts in OECD countries.
 
 
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