The Policy & Practice of Climate Change & Water

"The Economics of Climate and Water" Video Series

In May 2014 Kathleen Dominique of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) was interviewed at length by the Secretariat Coordinator of AGWA, John Matthews. During this discussion, the two of them examined the role of economics in climate adaptation. Here are a couple of the installments. To view more of these brief videos in the series, click "Read More" below.

The interview has been broken up into a number of topics covering everything from an economic paradigm shift all the way to the social aspects of economic analysis as well as the role of economics in the past, present, and future with regards to climate change. Please enjoy a few or all of the videos in this series. You can find the full set of videos on its own Vimeo Channel.

If you'd like to learn more about OECD and the work they are doing in water resources management or climate adaptation, check out these two publications:

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Water Resources Allocation - This report presents key findings from the OECD Survey of Water Resources Allocation and case studies of successful allocation reform. It provides practical policy guidance for water allocation in the form of a "health check", which can be used to assess the performance of current arrangements and manage the transition to improved regimes.

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Water and Climate Change Adaptation - This publication provides guidance to policy makers to prioritise action and to improve the efficiency, timeliness and equity of adaptation decisions. It sets out a risk-based approach to achieve resilient water security in a changing climate.
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