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Academic Programs

Academic training is fundamental for domestic capacity building in environmental economics. The EfD initiative supports national graduate programs in environmental economics in all EfD centers. With funds from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), PhD candidates from developing countries are also trained in environmental economics at the Environmental Economics Unit, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Please follow links from each EfD host institution to find more information on Academic Program for respective Center and Country

Central America

EfD-Central America supports the MSc Program at CATIE in Environmental Socioeconomics by offering high quality courses updated with recent research  results and methodologies. 

 

China

The Environmental Economics Program in China (EEPC), in association with the Institute of Environment and Economy (IoEE) at Peking University, is developing productive international scholars and institutions in order to advance its academic exploration in modern environmental ecomomics. 

 

Ethiopia

Environmental Economics Policy Forum for Ethiopia (EEPFE) has very close academic links with the Department of Economics at Addis Ababa University (AAU). It supports the research seminar series at this department and most of our research fellows are actively involved in teaching and thesis supervision in the graduate program. 

 

Kenya

EfD Kenya fellows teach both undergraduate and postgraduate level courses in environmental economics at the School of Economics and other departments such as the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and the School of Journalism at the University of Nairobi. 

 

South Africa

The research fellows at the Environmental Economics Policy Research Unit (EPRU) are actively involved in the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town, teaching programs in environmental and natural resource economics as well as in the broader university. 

 

Tanzania

Environment for Development Tanzania (EfDT) hosted in the Department of Economics at the University of Dar es salaam aims to improve education and research by preparing graduate students to be competent in environmental economics research and policy. 

 

Sweden

With funds from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), PhD candidates from developing countries are trained in environmental economics at the Environmental Economics Unit, University of Gothenburg.