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Water Governance in Tunisia Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/4214181e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/governance/water-governance-in-tunisia_9789264174337-en
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This report diagnoses the main governance and financing challenges to private sector participation in the water supply and wastewater sector of Tunisia, and provides ways forward to address these challenges.
Waste Generation and Recycling Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/0208021ec003.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/waste-generation-and-recycling_gen_papers-v2008-art10-en
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There are two serious failures that arise in the management of solid waste. The first relates to the existence of negative externalities in the individual decision-making over waste generation and disposal. When individuals decide on how much to ...

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Water withdrawals Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/water/water-withdrawals.htm
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Water withdrawals are defined as freshwater taken from ground or surface water sources, either permanently or temporarily, and conveyed to a place of use.
Green Growth Indicators for Agriculture Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5114081e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/agriculture-and-food/green-growth-indicators-for-agriculture_9789264223202-en
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This book provides a series of green growth indicators for agriculture, covering such areas as environmental efficiency, natural resource productivity, the impact of agriculture on the natural asset base and environmental quality of life, and policy...
Inducing Private Finance for Renewable Energy Projects Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxvg0k6thr1.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/environment-and-sustainable-development/inducing-private-finance-for-renewable-energy-projects_5jxvg0k6thr1-en
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This paper analyses the effects of government policies on flows of private finance for investment in renewable energy (inducement effect). It also examines whether direct provision of public finance for a project increases the volume of private finance raised ("crowding in" effect). A unique...
 
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Global emissions of CO2 from the energy sector have grown by more than 1.5% per year since 1990. Explicit carbon pricing and support policies can help control this growth.