Report summarising results of Cost Benefit Analysis, developed to provide information to the Government of Kiribati on the potential costs, benefits and policy issues related to freshwater management options for the Bonriki Water Reserve. Cost benefit analysis of management and Adaptation options for improving sustainability and reducing risk to the freshwater lens (1960 kL option).

The Bonriki Inundation Vulnerability Assessment (BIVA) project aimed to improve understanding of the vulnerability of the Bonriki freshwater reserve to coastal hazards and climate variability and change. Improved knowledge of risks to this freshwater resource will enable better adaptation planning by the Government of Kiribati. This BIVA project was supported by the Pacific-Australia Climate Change Science Adaptation Planning (PACCSAP) programme.

Publication Year
2 015
Anna Rios Wilks
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Wilks. A. R., (2015): Bonriki Inundation Vulnerability Assessment - Economic analysis of water management options for impacts from inundation, climate variability and high abstraction rates, Bonriki water reserve, South Tarawa, Kiribati. SPC Technical Report SPC00011. Suva, Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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