• SANDEE Team, EAERE 2016

    Researchers with SANDEE's Executive Director

  • Economics of Climate Change

    Analysis of climate change impacts, adaptation measures, mitigation strategies, and institutions and policies for long-term adjustment to climate change

  • Ecosystems Management

    Analysis of ecosystem changes, conserving ecosystems, and institutional arrangements to manage ecosystem services

  • Policies and Programs for Greener Development

    Evaluation of different environmental policies, regulations and programs and their implications for sustainable development

  • Annual Report

    SANDEE activities in 2015


    Joint workshop on Valuing, Managing and Investing in Ecosystem Services in South Asia (April 28 - 29, 2016)

news and events

SANDEE remembers Kenneth Arrow

SANDEE remembers Kenneth Arrow, the greatest economist that we were privileged to meet in our lifetimes, who generously gave his time to help our researchers at the 5th Research and Training Workshop in Rajendrapur, Bangladesh, during December 16-21,2002. read more

Training Workshop on Situation Analysis of Environmental Statistics for developing Bangladesh Environmental Statistics Framework 2016 in Dhaka

Dr Mahfuz Kabir spoke at Expert Group Training Workshop on Situation Analysis of Environmental Statistics for developing Bangladesh Environmental Statistics Framework 2016. The workshop was co-organized by Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) and General Economics Division (GED), Planning Commission with support from UNDP and UN-PEI and held at BBS, Dhaka on 06-08 November 2016. read more

With a Little Push, Technology could help clear the air in Delhi-NCR

Over the past week, Delhi has remained under the grip of dense smog. This year's pollution levels are the highest ever measured in two decades. Newspapers reported that much of this pollution originated in the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana where farmers burn their fields to dispose crop residue. But they were short on providing solutions to deal with the problem of burning of agricultural fields. There is, in fact, a simple, practical, and cost-effective way to eliminate most of the smog that envelopes Delhi and the entire northwest of the country every November. read more

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Latest research

Adoption of Environmental Management Practices in the Hotel Industry in Sri Lanka

Environmental management has not received the attention that it deserves in the case of the hotel industry in Sri Lanka although sustainable growth in the industry requires consideration of such practices. Our study ass..read more

Reducing Siltation and Increasing Hydropower Generation from the Rantambe Reservoir,Sri Lanka

Hydropower in Sri Lanka is affected by unanticipated siltation from changes in upstream watersheds. In this study, we examine the costs of soil erosion associated with the Rantambe reservoir. We assess the i..read more

The impact of climate change on internal migration through the agriculture channel: Evidence from Bangladesh, India and Pakistan

South Asia is recognized as one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change because of its geographic location and large-scale poverty. Climate change and we..read more

Plastic Bag Ban in Nepal : Enforcement and Effectiveness

To make a significant impact on the amount of plastic waste produced in Nepal, national and local government institutions should implement a complete ban of single-use plastic bags. The effectiveness of such an approach is shown in mu..read more

Cost of controlling water pollution and its impact on industrial efficiancy

This paper estimates the cost of effluent discharge regulations for firms located in the lower Kelani River catchment in Sri Lanka. The river provides water for many economic purposes including drinking water and avariety of ..read more

Plastic Bag Ban in Nepal : Enforcement and Effectiveness

The rampant use of plastic bags in Nepal has led to growing concern in recent years regarding the impact of discarded plastic bags on the environment. Though a number of different control measures are being implemented to curb the rel..read more

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