Landholders driving change: exploring new incentives. Scoping and trialling incentives and institutional arrangements

Coggan, Anthea, Eberhard, Rachel, Roberts, Anna, Jarvis, Diane, and Dale, Allan (2018) Landholders driving change: exploring new incentives. Scoping and trialling incentives and institutional arrangements. Report. CSIRO, Canberra, ACT, Australia.

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Abstract

The Landholders Driving Change (LDC) project is working closely with graziers in the Bowen, Broken, Bogie (BBB) catchments from 2018 through to 2021 to tackle erosion and improve land management, productivity and water quality in this important Reef region. The LDC project is one of two Major Integrated Projects (MIPs) funded by the Queensland Government. The MIPs have been designed to work collaboratively with landholders to pilot a range of innovative methods to improve water quality entering the Reef lagoon. This report has been commissioned by the NQ Dry Tropics to support the trial and evaluation of new incentive approaches as part of the LDC project in the BBB. The project has: • Reviewed relevant land management practices with a focus on grazing and gully remediation and analysed the public and private benefits of practice change; • Collated and assessed potential incentives to facilitate adoption of desirable land management practices; • Reviewed and summarised learnings from previous incentive programs; and • Summarised incentive programs currently available to BBB landholders.

Item ID: 58967
Item Type: Report (Report)
Keywords: Great Barrier Reef; water quality; land management practices; economic incentives
Copyright Information: © Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation 2018. To the extent permitted by law, all rights are reserved, and no part of this publication covered by copyright may be reproduced or copied in any form or by any means except with the written permission of CSIRO.
Funders: North Queensland Dry Tropics
Projects and Grants: Funded as a part of the Burdekin Major Integrated Project
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2019 01:58
FoR Codes: 14 ECONOMICS > 1402 Applied Economics > 140205 Environment and Resource Economics @ 40%
14 ECONOMICS > 1402 Applied Economics > 140201 Agricultural Economics @ 30%
14 ECONOMICS > 1402 Applied Economics > 140202 Economic Development and Growth @ 30%
SEO Codes: 91 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 9199 Other Economic Framework > 919902 Ecological Economics @ 50%
91 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 9101 Macroeconomics > 910103 Economic Growth @ 50%
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