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Workshops

This listing is for outcomes from workshops, seminars, meetings, and conferences that are not organized by EfD centers but have been participated by EfD research fellows and associates through paper presentations, discussion panels, or exhibitions. For events hosted by EfD centers visit EfD Seminars. For upcoming workshops see Events.

 

EfD Kenya Policy Day

The Environment for Development (EfD) housed by the School of Economics University of Nairobi will on Monday 27th October hold a Water Policy Day to share and receive feedback on ongoing work on water issues in Kenya.  Discussion will be around two themes:

Grant Management Training in Nairobi

Staff from EfD Kenya and the School of Economics recently attended a training on Grant Management offered by Capacity Africa Training Institute. Mr. Matthew Nyamu and Ms. Maimuna Kabatesi attended this training which took place from 13th  to 15th August at the Hennessis Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya.

RoundTable: Energy Reform In China

In the coming one to two decades, China is likely to surpass the U.S. and become the world’s largest economy. Meanwhile China is undertaking numerous challenges, including the energy bottleneck that has already emerged.

The 8th Annual HiCN Workshop on Violent Conflict and Economic Development

The Aix-Marseille School of Economics and the Households in Conflict Network are jointly organizing the network’s eighth annual workshop. The purpose of the Households in Conflict Network (HiCN) is to bring together cutting edge empirical and theoretical micro-level research on the nature, causes and consequences of violent conflict.

International Energy Workshop

Call for papers: Deadline for submission: February 1st, 2012. The 31st edition of the International Energy Workshop (IEW) will be held at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, on June 19-21, 2012.

14th Annual Conference of Agricultural Economics Society of Ethiopia (AESE)

The 14th Annual Conference of Agricultural Economics Society of Ethiopia (AESE) under the theme ‘The Role of Agriculture in Transforming the Ethiopian Economy: Challenges and Opportunities’ was held 8-10 December 2011 at Ghion Hotel, Addis Ababa. EfD Ethiopia senior research fellow, Dr. Zenebe Gebreegziabher, presented a paper on Land Degradation in Ethiopia: What Do Stoves Have to Do with it?

World Renewable Energy Congress - Sweden

The World Renewable Energy Congress 2011 - Sweden was hosted by Linköping University during May 8-13, 2011. EfD-Ethiopia research fellow, Dr. Abebe Damte, presented a paper on this congress on "Covariates of Fuel Saving Technologies in Urban Ethiopia".

Paper presented by EfD researcher on 2011 CSAE

Centre for the Study of African Economies Conference 2011 on Economic Development in Africa was held at St Catherine's College, Oxford, 20-22 March 2011. Junior research fellow of EfD Ethiopia, Rahel Derbie, presented a paper on Fossil Fuel and Food Tax Incidence in Ethiopia.

Land tenure reform workshop in Ethiopia, Feb 21-22, 2011

Land reforms have played a central role in the political economy of many countries in the world and have been subject o massive disagreements between different political interest groups and ideologies. EfD funded project aims to draw lessons from land reforms in several African and Asian countries.

Land and forest tenure reforms workshop in Ethiopia, February 21-22, 2011

Land reforms have played a central role in the political economy of many countries in the world and have been subject to massive disagreements between different political interest groups and ideologies. EfD funded project aims to draw lessons from land reforms in several African and Asian countries. The findings will be presented in a book edited by Professors Stein Holden and Keijiro Otsuko, entitled Land Tenure Reforms: Impacts on Poverty and Natural Resource Management. What Can We Learn?

20th International Climate Policy Workshop, Stockholm University, 29–30 April 2010

20th International Climate Policy Workshop Stockholm University, 29–30 April 2010. The 20th Ph.D. Workshop on International Climate Policy is organized under the auspices of the European Ph.D. Network on International Climate Policy. Workshops are held twice a year, providing Ph.D. students with an opportunity to present and discuss their work in an informal setting. Ph.D. students from all disciplines working on topics relevant to climate policy are encouraged to submit applications.

Land Tenure Book Workshop 2010 Beijing

Land reforms have played a central role in the political economy of many countries and have been subject to massive disagreements between different political interest groups and ideologies. In a new research project EfD aims to draw lessons from land reforms in several Asian and African countries. The findings will be presented in a book edited by Professors Stein Holden and Keijiro Otsuka and titled "Land Reforms in Asia and Africa - Impacts on Poverty and Natural Resource Management". The first book workshop was held on Jan 24-25, 2010, at Peking University.

UN Expert workshop on Economics of climate adaptation in Africa.

EfD-Kenya has been invited to participate in a high profile workshop organized by UNEP in collaboration with Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), scheduled for 21-25 September, 2009 at UN Headquarters in Nairobi. Doctor Wilfred Nyangena, the centre coordinator, will lead a team of experts from the centre to this workshop.

Workshop on Natural Resources Accounting of Ethiopia

EfD in Ethiopia, the Environmental Economics Policy Forum for Ethiopia (EEPFE) will be co-sponsoring a one day workshop with Forum for Environment. The main theme of the workshop will be on taking stock and accounting of natural resources in Ethiopia.

UN Expert Group Meeting: Sustainable land management in Africa

This Expert Group Meeting on "Sustainable land management and agricultural practices in Africa: Bridging the gap between research and farmers" took place in Gothenburg, Sweden, April 16 - 17, 2009. It was co-sponsored by the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs and the Environment for Development Initiative. It was hosted by University of Gothenburg and sponsored by UNDESA and Sida.

Workshop on Climate risk and adaptation

January 23-24, 2009, Gothenburg. The main objective of the workshop is to discuss and design a thematic research agenda as part of the EfD-initiative. There will also be presentations and discussions of ongoing research.

EfD Annual Meeting 2008

The EfD Annual Meeting, Nov 3-6 2008, was hosted by EfD in China/EEPC. "The meeting had four objectives - to discuss and improve ongoing research,discuss new research proposals, develop research themes for the next proposal to Sida, and to further strengthen the collaboration between the centers. All the objectives were more than met.

EAERE 2008 Gothenburg

The Environmental Economics Unit (EEU), University of Gothenburg, was given the honor to host the 16th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE, www.eaere.org).

International Conference on Collective Forest Tenure and Regulatory Reform in China, February 28-29, 2008

An international conference on collective forest tenure and regulatory reform in China was held in Beijing on February 28-29, 2008. Forest tenure reform in China’s collective forests is a process of historical importance and with widespread and long-lasting impacts. It sets the institutional foundation for sustainable economic development and forest resource use in China’s mountain and forest areas, and is therefore becoming the most profound change in the New Countryside Development Initiatives.