To become a hub for quality training, research, and policy engagement in environmental economics and development in the African region.

Areas of contribution

EfD-Mak Center’s research, technical support, and policy engagement focus on the development of skills for Africa’s priority areas such as climate change, energy, food, forests, water, fisheries, agriculture, and sustainable development. Gender and poverty alleviation are cross-cutting themes.


EfD-Mak Centre was launched in August 2019 and is hosted by Makerere University, managed by the College of Business and Management Sciences (CoBAMS) and the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES).

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