Applying For-Profit Principles in Water Management and Agricultural Policy in the Middle East and North Africa
Author: Mohamad M. Al-Ississ, Former Research Fellow 2008-2009, The Dubai Initiative
Belfer Center Programs or Projects: Dubai Initiative
Through its partnerships with the government, the agricultural sector in the MENA has long engaged in dubious accounting practices to raise its reported profits through artificially suppressing its costs. This has led to the current unsustainable exploitation of the scarce water resources in the region.
- Al-Ississ Policy Brief (1.1 MB PDF)
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