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The sustainability and cost-effectiveness of water storage projects on Canterbury rivers: the Opihi River case
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2010-08)
There is an increasing demand for water resources in the Canterbury region. The impact of this demand has lead to unacceptable minimum river flows, which has resulted in adverse affects to river ecology. In an effort to ...
Valuing agricultural externalities in Canterbury rivers and streams
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2008-08)
Water quality and quantity concerns in Canterbury are intrinsically related to agriculture. Monetary values for impacts on streams and rivers is lacking in policy debate. This paper employs choice modelling to estimate ...
Some external costs of dairy farming in Canterbury
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2006)
Intensification of agricultural practices is occurring in Canterbury. Dairy farm conversions continue with land use increasing 132% since 1995. Current concerns emanate predominantly from issues of water quantity and ...
Potential economic impacts of providing for Aquaculture Management Areas in Canterbury
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2004-06)
This research estimates the commercial costs and benefits associated with selected aquaculture projects in the Canterbury region. Mussel farming employment will most likely be generated in coastal communities that at present ...
Evaluating nature's services on Canterbury arable farmland: a summary of results for farmers participating in this research project
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection Research Centre, 2005-10)
The importance of ES or nature’s services is now very well established and ES have been demonstrated to be of very high economic value. However, intensification of agriculture in the last century has resulted in the ...