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Fifth Chilean EfD Workshop on Environmental and Natural Resource Economics and Fourth Short Course to Policy Makers

Research Nucleus in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics at the University of Concepción is organizing the Fifth Workshop on Environmental and Natural Resource Economics,  5th and 6th October 2017, and the Fourth Short course to policy makers on “Compliance and Enforcement of Environmental Policy and Management of Natural Resources”, 4th October 2017. It will take place at Termas de Catillo, Maule Region in Chile.

EAERE 2016, Zurich

The 22nd  Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, is taking place  Zurich from June 22-25, 2016. Remember deadline for early registration is April 29. http://www.eaere2016.ethz.ch/    

EfD Kenya Research and Policy workshop 2015

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.

Environmental inequalities: From research to policy-making

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).

Paris 2015 and beyond: Cooling the climate debate

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.

EfD in Kenya Annual Workshop (2013)

EfD-Kenya held its first Annual Workshop on August 7, 2013 at Fairview Hotel in Nairobi. The workshop brought together researchers, policy makers, academia and other stakeholders in the environment sector.

Climate Change and Agriculture in Ethiopia

EEPFE organized a half-day workshop on Climate Change and Agriculture in Ethiopia on July 9, 2012. Three papers were presented on this day by Dr. Salvatore Di Falco, Assistant Professor in Environment and Development at London School of Economics and Dr. Alemu Mekonnen, Assistant Professor of Economics at Addis Ababa University and Center Director and Senior Research Fellow at EEPFE.

Climate Change Workshop, Ethiopia

This workshop, held on July 20, 2011, provided an informative session on current climate change scenarios in Africa generally and Ethiopia particularly while initiating a forum for discussion among invited stakeholders.

2018-03-12

Ethiopia’s Country Environmental Analysis (CEA) launched

The Country Environmental Analysis  (CEA) of Ethiopia was launched on March 5, 2018 at Sheraton Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in the presence of high-level government officials, experts, researchers and other stakeholders from both government and non-governmental institutions.

2017-10-29

Clean and reliable energy is the key to sustainable development

Clean and reliable energy is a “golden thread” in sustainable development, according to experts who gathered at the EfD Policy Day Workshop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on October 26, 2017. Kicking off EfD’s 11th annual meeting, Policy Day brought together researchers and government officials to discuss the theme of “Carbon pricing and energy transition in developing countries.” 

2017-04-25

First annual conference on Ethiopia’s Green Development Path

On April 25th opened the first Annual Conference on Ethiopia’s Green Development Path. The aim of the annual conference is to create an effective forum for policy makers, researchers, and practitioners to discuss the latest knowledge on the challenges and opportunities of realizing Ethiopia’s climate resilient and green development agenda.

2017-01-17

EfD contributes to the Adaptation Finance Fellowship Programme (AFFP)

The Adaptation Finance Fellowship Programme (AFFP) of the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI). is a training program for emerging leaders from research, policy, and the private sector who aspire to be equipped with state-of-the-art knowledge on adaptation finance and become climate ambassadors in their respective home countries and beyond.

2015-11-22

Towards a Workable and Effective Climate Regime-new e book out

This year, for the first time ever, nearly all of the world’s countries are making pledges to help limit future climate change. As of October 1st, 147 countries, representing about 85 percent of global emissions, have submitted their “Intended Nationally Determined Contributions” (INDCs).

2015-10-28

    Paris 2015 and beyond: Cooling the climate debate

    On October 29-30, 2015 ,Thomas Sterner, together with the French professor of economic theory and social organization at the Collège de France, Roger Guesnerie, hosted  the climate workshop "Paris 2015 and beyond, cooling the climate debate" where several of the world's top climate economists participated.

    2015-06-24

    Tanzanian farmers are adapting to climate change

    Smallholder farmers in Tanzania, who have seen how climate change has altered rainfall patterns and pushed up temperatures, are adapting their farming methods to meet these shifting conditions. This presents an opportunity for the government there to tailor its policies to help farmers meet future farming challenges.

    2018-03-07

    Colleges of Costa Rica analyze incorporating climate change into their curricula

    On February 16, EfD Central America Researcher Leida Mercado participated in representation of EfD-CA host institution CATIE as a lecturer in a workshop targeted at directors and professors of the Ministry of Public Education of Costa Rica (MEP), as well as to extension agents of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of Costa Rica (MAG), in order to train them in the subject of climate change and the Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) approach.  The objective of the workshop was to consider Climate Change issues and implement them in the curriculum of four Professional Technical Colleges (CTP) of the Region Brunca, from Costa Rica. This is part of a strategic regional pilot that takes place in the area.

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