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Abstract

Saudi Arabia relies almost exclusively on aquifers and desalination to provide its water. Roughly 87 percent of these water extractions are used for agriculture, and so any policy to improve the sustainability of water resources cannot ignore this agriculture dimension.

Authors

Christopher Napoli

Christopher Napoli

Christopher is a former research fellow focusing on natural resource economics and energy policy.

Ben Wise

Ben Wise

Visiting Researcher Ben Wise is a visiting research at KAPSARC. He supports the Policy Decision Sciences group as the main architect of…

Expertise

  • Formals models of planning
  • negotiation
  • optimization
  • trade
  • finance

Publications See all Ben Wise’s publications

Policy Options for Reducing Water for Agriculture in Saudi Arabia

Policy Options for Reducing Water for Agriculture in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia relies almost exclusively on aquifers and desalination to provide its water. Roughly 87…

January 23, 2018

Modeling collective decision-making processes with the KAPSARC toolkit for behavioral analysis

Saudi Arabia relies almost exclusively on aquifers and desalination to provide its water. Roughly 87…

October 19, 2017
David Wogan

David Wogan

Former Research Associate David is a former research associate who centered on modeling the economics of integrated energy systems, with a focus on Saudi…

Lama Yaseen

Lama Yaseen

Senior Research Analyst Lama is a software developer and senior research analyst in KAPSARC’s Policy and Decision Science program. She is one of…

Expertise

  • Research tool development
  • modeling collective descision making processes
  • GCC cooperation
  • and energy access for humanitarian assistance.

Publications See all Lama Yaseen’s publications

The Economics of Renewable Energy in the Gulf

The Economics of Renewable Energy in the Gulf

Saudi Arabia relies almost exclusively on aquifers and desalination to provide its water. Roughly 87…

October 17, 2018
Policy Options for Reducing Water for Agriculture in Saudi Arabia

Policy Options for Reducing Water for Agriculture in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia relies almost exclusively on aquifers and desalination to provide its water. Roughly 87…

January 23, 2018
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