EfD in Ethiopia
Environmental Economics Policy Forum for Ethiopia (EEPFE) works to support poverty alleviation and sustainable development in Ethiopia through an increased use of environmental economics in policy making processes.
Most recent publications
- ethiopia | Climate change Forestry Community Controlled Forests, Carbon Sequestration and REDD+ Some Evidence from Ethiopia REDD+ (Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, “plus” afforestration) is a tool that supports forest carbon-enhancing approaches in the developing world in order to mitigate and hopefully reverse climate change. A key issue within REDD+ is to appropriately bring in the almost 25% of developing country forests that are effectively controlled by communities. Beyene, Abebe, Randall Bluffstone, and Alemu Mekonnen, 2013, "Community Controlled Forests, Carbon Sequestration and REDD+: Some Evidence from Ethiopia", Environment for Development Discussion Paper Series March 2013, EfD DP 13-07.
- ethiopia | Climate change Policy design Water Resources Planning under Climate Change A “Real Options” Application to Investment Planning in the Blue Nile This article develops a “real options” approach for planning new water resources infrastructure investments and their operating strategies in a world of climate change uncertainty. The approach is illustrated with an example: investments in large new multipurpose dam alternatives along the Blue Nile in Ethiopia. Jeuland, Marc and Dale Whittington, 2013, "Water Resources Planning under Climate Change: A “Real Options” Application to Investment Planning in the Blue Nile", Environment for Development Discussion Paper Series March 2013, EfD DP 13-05.
- ethiopia | Forestry Does one size fit all? Heterogeneity in the valuation of community forestry programs Through the implementation of a choice experiment valuation exercise, this study set out to identify the set of community plantation attributes that impact the welfare of potential community forestry program participants. Gelo, Dambala and Steven F. Koch, 2012, "Does one size fit all? Heterogeneity in the valuation of community forestry programs", Ecological Economics, 74:85-94