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The Magnitude and Cost of Groundwater Metering and Control in Agriculture
Volumetric pricing as envisaged within the Water Framework Directive (60/2000) is a considerable challenge in terms of irrigation in Mediterranean regions, since a large share of the water source is groundwater. Enforcing ...
Barriers to water markets in agriculture. Analysis of Southern Spain stakeholder attitudes towards water markets
(Associazione Italiana di Economia Agraria e Applicata (AIEAA), 2012)
In Europe, Spain has been the pioneer in establishing the water market. Although the growing interest in water markets over the last number of years, transactions of water exchanges in Southern Spain have been scarce. This ...
Assessment of Irrigation Pricing Policies: A Data Envelopment Analysis Approach
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2013)
The European Water Framework Directive encourages pricing policy reforms in order to protect the environmental quality of water and promote its efficient use. This paper deals with two aspects of efficiency, namely ...
Analysis of Stakeholders’ Attitudes towards Water Markets in Southern Spain
This research examines stakeholders’ perceptions of and preferences for water markets in agriculture, focusing on the likely barriers that might refrain them from participating in such markets. The research was carried ...
Factors influencing farmers’ willingness to participate in water allocation trading. A case study in southern Spain
This study aims to uncover the factors that influence farmers’ attitudes towards water allocation trading. In the study, we simulate two water availability scenarios, an average year and a drought year, in a contingent ...
Defining rational use of water in Mediterranean irrigation
Análisis multicriterio del cambio de tecnología de riego en una comunidad de regantes
En este trabajo se analizan los efectos producidos por el cambio de tecnología de riego en una Comunidad de Regantes sobre la eficiencia en el uso del agua. Para ello se comparan las curvas de demanda de agua de ...
Farmer’s subjective elicited water response function for intensive olives and compromise programming method for irrigation supply decision
(Asociación Española de Economía Agraria, 2015)
This research analyses the subjective crop yield-water relationship and proposes a method to determine water supply in irrigated olives. The probability density for water response functions (PDF) is elicited from a series ...