Environment for Development Kenya held a Research and Policy workshop on November 20th, 2015 in Nairobi. The main objective of the workshop was to share ongoing research by EfD-Kenya and KIPPRA teams as well as engage stakeholders in discussion of future policy research options.
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.
Thomas Sterner is an invited speaker at the international conference "Environmental inequalities: from research to policy-making", organised by the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI-Sciences Po) and the Paris School of Economics (PSE).
October 29-30, 2015, professor Thomas Sterner and proffessor Roger Guesnerie are hosting the climate workshop: “Paris 2015 and beyond: Cooling the climate debate”, where many of the world’s leading climate economists are participating. For updates on the program se Collège de France website.
A workshop, titled ‘Sustainable energy transitions in low and middle-income countries: lessons for Ethiopia’ was held on June 1st to 3rd in Ethiopia to explore the potential for a new research program on the drivers and impacts of energy transitions.
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.
EfD participated at the 5th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists (WCERE) in Istanbul, Turkey from June 28 to July 2, 2014. EfD research fellows and associates were strongly represented in the parallel and policy sessions. Below you will find a list of researchers who presented their research papers at this conference.
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.
RFF's Senior Research Fellow, Allen Blackman and Len Goff presented overview of RFF’s Forest Conservation Targeting Tool at “Modelling Deforestation in the Yucatan and Beyond” workshop on April 2, 2014.
The objective of the workshop was to develop a scientific discussion in which we can think about the state of the art in Natural Resource Economics and the Environment in Chile.
During EfD's seventh annual meeting, spring began to warm the Western Cape of South Africa creating a fertile environment for over 70 delegates to present fresh research findings and exchange knowledge and techniques.
In addition to NRM professionals, this workshop targets international development professionals with expertise in global climate change, food security, economic development, democracy, conflict, and humanitarian assistance to enhance learning on how CBNRM can contribute to achieving their goals.
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.
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.
National workshop programme before the 4th African Carbon Forum is held between April 18-20, 2012.
Energy Policies and Plans of Ethiopia: Opportunities for Cooperation between Ethiopia and South Korea
The workshop is organized by the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI) and the Korea Energy Economics Institute (KEEI) of South Korea.
This is a closed meeting. Only selected delegates will be able to participate.
The training workshop will be held in Abuja, Nigeria December 14-16, 2011. This unique summit will offer registrants with the opportunity to engage in analyses of both technical and policy aspects of climate change impacts characterization and adaptation.
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?
The College of Environmental Science and Engineering of Peking University is organizing a PhD Forum this summer during August 20-21, 2011.
Climate Forum for Ethiopia and Oxfam America organized a half-day workshop on Climate Finance.
The conference was organized by the Ethiopian Economics Association (EEA) on July 21-23, 2011 in Addis Ababa. EfD Ethiopia researchers and associates presented their papers on this conference.
This workshop is expected to provide an informative session on current climate change scenarios in Africa generally and Ethiopia particularly while initiating a forum for discussion among invited stakeholders.
The workshop was organized by Addis Ababa University, the University of Aberdeen, and James Hutton Institute of Scotland on May 16-18, 2011 at Semen Hotel Addis Ababa. Efd Ethiopia research fellow Dr. Zenebe Gebreegziabher presented a paper on the workshop entitled 'Biogas for poverty reduction and climate change mitigation: The case of Ethiopia'.
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".
This national workshop is organized by Ministry of Agriculture under the theme "Responding to Climate Change - A Development Opportunity for Ethiopia".
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.
Sustainable food and nutrition security under changing climatic conditions is organized by German Agro Action in Addis Ababa between March 09-11, 2011. Efd Ethiopia research fellow Dr. Zenebe Gebreegziabher presented a paper on the workshop entitled Efficiency and productivity of small farmers and implications for food security: evidence in Ethiopia.
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 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?
PhD Workshop in Public Economics, Uppsala, June 7-11, 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This workshop is organized by EfD Ethiopia/EEPFE and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Nazreth, Ethiopia 11-13 December 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.
A great number of researchers working on environment and development issues were participating in the conference EAERE 2008 in Gothenburg, Sweden, June 26-28. Therefore, a special preconference on environment and development was arranged on June 25.
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).
EEPFE and the World Bank organized the second workshop on Sustainable Land Management in Ethiopia. The two-day workshop was held at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) during May 02 -03
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.