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The cost of environmental degradation : case studies from the Middle East and North Africa

Author: Lelia Croitoru; Maria Sarraf
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2010.
Series: Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)., Environment.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How much is a cleaner environment worth? For policy makers, that question goes largely unanswered. It's not that the environment is seen as unimportant. It's simply much easier to compare the costs and benefits of tangible projects such as airports and electrical grids, than it is to weigh the merits of a landfill cleanup. Over the past decades, the World Bank has undertaken a systematic effort to put a monetary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cost of environmental degradation.
Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2010
(DLC) 2010010933
(OCoLC)503048726
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lelia Croitoru; Maria Sarraf
ISBN: 9780821383964 0821383965 9780821383186 0821383183
OCLC Number: 669518066
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 168 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction / Lelia Croitoru and Maria Sarraf --
Water degradation: the case of Tunisia / Lelia Croitoru [and others] --
Air pollution: the case of Jordan / Leila Croitoru, Raffaello Cervigni, and Amer Jabarin --
Deforestation and forest degradation: the case of the Islamic Republic of Iran / Lelia Croitoru --
Land degradation: the case of Morocco / Maria Sarraf and Abdeljaouad Jorio --
Oil spill and waste due to conflict: the case of Lebanon / Maria Sarraf [and others] --
Implications for policies, investments, and institutions / Sherif Arif.
Series Title: Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)., Environment.
Responsibility: Lelia Croitoru and Maria Sarraf, editors.

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This book brings together the best case studies of valuing the Cost of Environmental Degradation in several Middle East and North African countries and summarizes their impacts at the country and  Read more...

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