Services

We help clients with transforming sector structures and policies to improve sustainability and performance of fisheries, agribusiness, and forestry, and ... Read more
We help clients with improving performance of producer cooperatives and other natural resource enterprises ... Read more
We help clients with economic analysis of competition in natural resource markets, including submissions and evidence to support engagement with ... Read more
We help clients with treating regulatory systems, so that natural resources are developed in an effective, sustainable manner.  ... Read more
We help clients with assessing investment opportunities for developing natural resources ... Read more
We help clients with managing stakeholders and building consensus, so that government, business, and community stakeholders take ownership of natural ... Read more
We help clients by providing expert evidence, providing independent economic evidence to support planning applications and engagement in regulatory processes.  ... Read more
We help clients with designing systems for resource and ecosystems management, building on our long-standing expertise in systems for optimal ... Read more

NATURAL RESOURCES

Designing markets

We help clients with…

Creating market mechanisms to manage natural resources efficiently.

Expert Evidence on Nitrate Emissions Trading System to Protect Lake Taupo, New Zealand

Expert Evidence on Nitrate Emissions Trading System to Protect Lake Taupo, New Zealand

Castalia compared effects of a regulatory regime and a cap-and-trade scheme to reduce non-point nitrate emissions into New Zealand’s Lake Taupo. Increased nitrate run-off from dairy farming was threatening the quality of water in Lake Taupo. Environment Waikato proposed what it called an ‘emissions-trading scheme’ which had the effect of stopping land from being converted to dairy-farming while doing little to improve the farming practices of existing dairy-farmers. Read more
Fisheries Quota Competition Review

Fisheries Quota Competition Review

Castalia analyzed whether the acquisition of additional scampi fishing quota by a fishing company would reduce competition. We found it would not. Competition authorities in New Zealand were concerned that aggregation of scampi fishing quota could undermine competition. Read more
Hypothetical Efficient Competitor and Raw Milk Pricing

Hypothetical Efficient Competitor and Raw Milk Pricing

Castalia reviewed the pricing model for raw milk in New Zealand to determine if the pricing model could allow Fonterra to use its market power to deter entry by independent processors. More than 80 percent of milk in New Zealand is collected and processed by Fonterra, the country’s largest dairy co-operative. Concerns were raised over Fonterra using its market power to deter entry by independent processors. Read more

Services

We help clients with transforming sector structures and policies to improve sustainability and performance of fisheries, agribusiness, and forestry, and ... Read more
We help clients with improving performance of producer cooperatives and other natural resource enterprises ... Read more
We help clients with economic analysis of competition in natural resource markets, including submissions and evidence to support engagement with ... Read more
We help clients with treating regulatory systems, so that natural resources are developed in an effective, sustainable manner.  ... Read more
We help clients with assessing investment opportunities for developing natural resources ... Read more
We help clients with managing stakeholders and building consensus, so that government, business, and community stakeholders take ownership of natural ... Read more
We help clients by providing expert evidence, providing independent economic evidence to support planning applications and engagement in regulatory processes.  ... Read more
We help clients with designing systems for resource and ecosystems management, building on our long-standing expertise in systems for optimal ... Read more

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How can we help you?

WASHINGTON, DC
+1 (202) 466-6790
1747 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1200
United States of America

SYDNEY
+61 (2) 9231 6862
Level 1 Kyle House, 27-31 Macquarie Place
Australia

WELLINGTON
+64 (4) 913 2800
Level 2, 88 The Terrace
New Zealand

PARIS
+33 (1) 73 44 26 97
6 Rue Duret
France

BOGOTÁ
+57 (1) 508 5794
Calle 81 #11-08, Piso 5, Oficina 5-127
Colombia

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WASHINGTON, DC
+1 (202) 466-6790
1747 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1200
United States of America

SYDNEY
+61 (2) 9231 6862
Level 1 Kyle House, 27-31 Macquarie Place
Australia

WELLINGTON
+64 (4) 913 2800
Level 2, 88 The Terrace
New Zealand

PARIS
+33 (1) 73 44 26 97
6 Rue Duret
France

BOGOTÁ
+57 (1) 508 5794
Calle 81 #11-08, Piso 5, Oficina 5-127
Colombia

Thinking for a better world.

Castalia-logo-negative-2col
PROJECTS          NEWS         CONTACT
© Copyright 2019 Castalia. All rights reserved.
Credits | Sitemap