Increased economic efficiency through paying farmers to use less water

  • Claudia Ringler
Schlagworte: Potential Role, Economic Instruments, River Basin Management

Abstract

Better rules for sharing water could make a large difference for equity and productivity outcomes. Economic incentives for water management, including prices, taxes, subsidies, quotas, and use or ownership rights can affect the decisions of water users and motivate them to conserve and use water more efficiently.

Autor/innen-Biografie

Claudia Ringler
Claudia Ringler is Research Fellow and co-leads the water research group at the International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington. Her research interests are water resources management and agricultural and natural resource policies for developing countries.
Veröffentlicht
2007-03-01
Zitationsvorschlag
Ringler, C. (2007). Increased economic efficiency through paying farmers to use less water. Ökologisches Wirtschaften - Fachzeitschrift, 22(1). https://doi.org/10.14512/oew.v22i1.491