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CRCWSC | Non market & market value tool

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CRCWSC | Non market & market value tool

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Spaces are limited. If tickets are sold out, we’d be happy to put you on a waitlist. Please email admin@crcwsc.org.au.

Event details

The CRC for Water Sensitive Cities’ Comprehensive Economic Evaluation Framework (IRP2) invites you to a training workshop focused on applying the investment framework for economics of water sensitive cities (INFFEWS) value tool (WP2). A training workshop is taking place in Adelaide on 15 October 2019.

Developing business cases for investment in water sensitive systems and practices could be strengthened following the inclusion of intangible benefits that do not have a clear market price, for example environmental benefits. However, obtaining dollar estimates of these benefits is complex. The INFFEWS value tool has approximately 1500 non market and market values related to benefits of urban water and environmental management investments. All valuation studies included in this database have undergone a thorough review process to ensure the values derived are robust.

In this workshop you will develop a broad understanding of how to use the INFFEWS value tool and how to adjust available information (values) to a particular context.

The training workshop will run from 9am to 3pm, and includes:

  • Discussion on the importance of including non market values in benefit costs analysis and business cases development
  • Demonstration on how to navigate the tool and obtain relevant values for the project you want to evaluate
  • Discussion on the various benefit transfer methods, and how to select suitable studies
  • Practical session on conducting benefit transfer using a water-related project as an example

The training is being offered to water sector professionals who are involved in economics, project evaluation, or business case development for a water sensitive or environmental management related project. Attendees should belong to a CRCWSC Participant organisation.

The training is free, but limited. Attendees must fund their own travel arrangements.

Attendees must bring their own laptop computer to the training workshop.

Communication with registered attendees will be sent a week in advance of the training. Should you have any questions about the workshop or registration process, please contact Tammie Harold.


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Registration: 8:30am

15 October - 9:00am
15 October - 3:00pm
19 Young Street

Acknowledgement of Country

Water Sensitive SA acknowledges Aboriginal people as the First Peoples and Nations of the lands and waters we live and work upon, and we pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging. We acknowledge and respect the deep spiritual connection and the relationship that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have to Country.