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Valuation of water

 Issue Description

Water is increasingly a scarce resource. International agreements such as the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation, the Water Framework Directive, etc. recognize that water is an economic good. A proposals of valuing water as a mineral asset and, in case this is not feasible using payments for water rights as proxy has been put forwards during the update of the 1993 SNA. The issue of water valuation has to be further considered.

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