1st Edition

Economics of Water Management in Agriculture

    370 Pages 16 Color & 62 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book includes a set of papers from distinguished scholars who critically examine economic issues relating to the relationship between water and agriculture, with a special focus on irrigation. Employing state of the art methodologies, they address the most relevant issues in water policy. The volume offers a wide spectrum of innovative approaches and original and relevant cases with a focus on irrigated European agriculture. The topics analyzed include qualitative and quantitative issues, water markets, demand analysis, economic analysis, implementation of economic issues.

    Economic Analysis of Reducing Diffuse Nutrient Discharge into Water Bodies
    The Closure of the Guadalquivir River Basin: A DPSIR Framework Approach
    Water Trading with Multiple Water Sources: a Case Study in the Reno Basin, Italy
    Estimating an Average Dairy Farm’s Demand for Water in New Zealand
    Economics of Rainfed and Irrigated Potato Production in a Humid Environment
    Sustainable Development of Existing Irrigation Dams towards Energy Production. A Case Study in an Agricultural Area in Greece
    The Disproportionality Principle in the WFD: How to Actually Apply it?
    Irrigation Water Resource: Economic Evaluation and Scenario Analysis in a Rice-cultivated Area
    Price Volatility and Water Demand in Agriculture. A Case Study of the Guadalquivir River Basin (Spain)
    Understanding Equity and Equality in Sustainable Irrigation Water Management
    Incentive Pricing Mechanisms for Irrigation Water under Asymmetric Information
    Water Management and Institutional Adaptation Strategies in the Irrigation Sector: Two Experiences in Emilia-Romagna
    A Spatial Econometric Approach to Assess the Impact of RDPs Agri-environmental Measures on the Gross Nitrogen Balance: The Case Study of Emilia-Romagna
    Setting Up Young Farmers" RDP Measure Impacts in Greek Irrigated Agriculture


    Bournaris, Thomas; Berbel, Julio; Manos, Basil; Viaggi, Davide