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Economic Analysis of Research Infrastructure Projects in 2014-2020

The objective of this paper is to present a practical methodology for the quantification of economic benefits of infrastructure projects in the RDI sector that is in line with the new Council regulations for the 2014-2020 perspective , and that builds on the guidance provided in the EC CBA Guide. Some general recommendations for the risk assessment and the integration of climate change into the CBA are also provided.


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The Basics of Climate Change Adaptation, Vulnerability and Risk Assessment

Climate Change Adaptation, Vulnerability and Risk Assessment is the process of managing climate adaptation considerations throughout the development of a project. It involves identifying which climate hazards the project is vulnerable to, assessing the level of risk and considering adaptation measures to reduce that risk to an acceptable level. The purpose of this document is to provide advice about what the basic principles of such an assessment are, especially in relation to project development, and what is expected in good practice.


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Water Framework Directive JASPERS Checklist tool

This JASPERS checklist is intended for use as a support tool for stakeholders involved in project development and relevant environmental decision-making. It was prepared as a complement to the CIS Guidance Document 36 "Exemptions to the Environmental Objectives according to Article 4(7)". Steps 1 to 3 of the checklist may be used for assessing whether projects could lead to deterioration or compromise the achievement of the Water Framework Directive (WFD) objectives. Step 4 can only be used for projects that are within the scope of Article 4(7) of WFD.


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