Hybrid Conference of the African Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AFAERE) 22-25 November 2023

Event Information

Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi, Kenya.


Dr. Herbert Ntuli, Secretary General, AFAERE
Event type

Hybrid Conference of the  African Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AFAERE) 

22-25 November 2023 Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi, Kenya 



The Second (2nd) Conference of the African Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AFAERE) will be held from 22-25 November 2023 at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi, Kenya. 

Conference Theme 

This is an open call for all papers in environmental economics and natural resources management. 

Submission Guideline and Rules 

You are invited to submit theoretical, empirical and policy papers in the field of environmental economics and natural resources management dealing with the socioeconomic, environmental implications and policy trade-offs in Africa. Papers could address any or combination of the following topics: 

• Just energy transitions in Africa 

• Climate change impacts and adaptation 

• Sustainable forestry management and biodiversity conservation 

• Water resources management 

• Pollution control and waste management 

• Wildlife conservation and parks management 

• Sustainable agriculture and land management 

• Other areas related to natural resources and environmental economics 

Full papers are to be submitted at 


The extended deadline for full paper submissions is 30 September 2023. 

The Scientific Committee will evaluate all submissions with the help of peer reviewers. The last notification of acceptance of papers is scheduled for 15 October 2023. 

The number of submissions per person is unlimited, but the maximum number of presentations in parallel sessions per person will be limited to two. Presenters must be duly registered for the Conference by 31 October 2023 for their papers to be included on the programme. 

Keynote Speakers 

The notable international keynote speakers are published on the Conference website and these are: 

1. Prof Kelvin Chika Urama, Chief Economist and Vice President, Economic Governance and Knowledge Management complex, Africa Development Bank, k.urama@afdb.org 

2. Prof. Alemu Mekonnen, University of Addis Ababa 

3. Dr. Faith Odongo, Deputy Director of Renewable Energy, Ministry of Energy, Kenya 

4. Prof Yonas Alem, University of Gothenburg, Sweden 

Sponsorship and Support 

Sponsors will be updated once we have received confirmation. 

Conference Fees 

Conference registration and information on the registration process is available on the Conference website (https://afaere.org/conferences/). 

AFAERE Members Non-AFAERE Members 

Member R5470 (US$300) Member R7162 (US$375) 

Students R2700 (US$150) Students R3819 (US$200) 

Early bird(s) AFAERE members Non-AFAERE Members 

Member R4500 (US$250) Members R5470 (US$300) 

Students R1800 (US$100) Students R2700 (US$150) 

Membership Fees 

AFAERE annual membership costs R450 (US$30) while triennial membership costs R1125 (US$75). We therefore encourage delegates to join and gain the benefits of the membership rate and access to the Association and its resources. To join AFAERE click on the link provided: https://afaere.org/membership/ 

Scientific Committee 

Dr. Nnaemeka Chukwuone, President, AFAERE 

Prof Edwin Muchapondwa, University of Cape Town 

Prof Johane Dikgang, University of Florida 

Prof Wisdom Akpalu, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration 

Dr. Selma Karuaihe, University of Pretoria 

Prof Richard Mulwa, University of Nairobi, Kenya 

Prof Ernest L. Molua, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, University of Buea, Cameroon 

Organizing Committee 

Dr. Herbert Ntuli, Secretary General, AFAERE, contact ntulih5@gmail.com 

Dr Mary Karumba, State Department of Economic Planning and Statistics, Government of Kenya, contact muthonikarumba48@gmail.com 

Dr Precious Zikhali, World Bank, contact prehgabadela@gmail.com 

Dr Boscow Okumu, The National Treasury and Planning in the Government of Kenya, contact kodhis2000@gmail.com 

Important Deadlines 

• 30 September 2023: Deadline for paper submissions 

• 15 October 2023: Notification of acceptance of papers 

• 31 October 2023: Registration deadline for presenters 

Further Information 

For questions related to paper submissions, please contact the Scientific Committee at: afaerecouncil@gmail.com. For additional information about AFAERE 2020 please visit the Conference website at: https://afaere.org/submit-papers/. For questions related to AFAERE membership, please contact ntulih5@gmail.com 

For direct electronic funds transfers for membership and/or conference registration, you can use the banking details provided below. 

Banking details 

Account Name: African Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AFAERE) 

Name of Bank: First National Bank 

Account type: Business 

Account number: 62928430909 

Branch name: Menlyn Maine 

Branch code: 252445 

Bank swift code: FIRNZAJJ 

Event | 7 August 2023