• New SANDEE Working Paper

    This paper discusses climate change induced migration in Pakistan

  • Winter School in Research Methods

    Researchers and Faculty, Winter School 2015

  • Blog by Prof. David Zilberman

    Training environmental leaders in Nepal, Sandee style

  • Ecosystems Management

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

  • Economics of Climate Change

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

  • Policies and Programs for Greener Development

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

news and events

Call for Application: Summer School in Environmental and Resource Economics (Deadline: Feb 26, 2016)

We are organizing a Summer School in Environmental and Resource Economics from May 9 - 26, 2016. The workshop seeks to introduce economists to different themes in environment and development economics and to provide skills to teach and carry out research in this area. read more

Valuing, Managing and Investing in Ecosystem Services in South Asia

SANDEE jointly with GIZ and MOEF, India is organizing a two day workshop on the economics of ecosystem services in India and South Asia. The objective of the workshop will be to share knowledge, identify key policy lessons and examine the feasibility of converting research results to actionable management and policy changes at the local to national levels. read more

Reducing fertilizer dependency in paddy farming: Should we change our approach? In Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's paddy farming solely depended on organic fertilizer many years ago but the use of chemical fertilizer is now on the rise and has become a much-discussed topic. Many argue that farmers use excessive chemical fertilizer, well above the recommended levels... read more

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Latest research

Promote Rainwater-Harvesting to assist farmers in Nepal adapt to Climate Change

Farmers in Nepal face a number of weather-related challenges, including uncertain rainfall. These problems affect food security in the country. One effective response is to provide farmers with training and..read more

Ground water and farm incomes at risk from climate change in Tamil Nadu, India

Research from South India suggests that climate change will affect ground water availability with serious and negative implications for agriculture. Any increase in temperature above a threshold of 34.3 degree centigr..read more

Demand for Piped Drinking Water and a formal Sewer System in Bhutan

In this study, we estimate demand for sewage connections and piped drinking water in Bhutan. To estimate household willingness to pay for these services, we use data from a sample of 18,766 households surveyed through the Bhutan Liv..read more

Visitor entrance fees can pay for marine turtle conservation at the Rekawa sanctuary in Sri Lanka

To protect endangered turtles that nest in one of the most important wildlife sanctuaries in Sri Lanka wildlife officials need to consider increasing the entrance fee charged for turtle watching. Researc..read more

Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture - Implications for Food Production in Tamil Nadu, India

Policy makers in India need to pay careful attention to the potential impacts of climate change on food production. Research in Tamil Nadu suggests that rice and sorghum yields are likely to decline because ..read more

Does REDD+ Work? Examining the Ecological and Economic Impacts of a Pilot Programme in Nepal

Paying communities to preserve and manage their local forest resources using the internationally recognized REDD+ approach can be a practical and effective way to combat climate change. A ‘before-and-af..read more

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SANDEE's mission is to strengthen the capacity of individuals and institutions to undertake research on the inter-linkages among economic development, poverty, and environmental changeand to disseminate practical information that can be applied to development policies.
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PhD Dissertation Scholarship

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How to communicate in an interdisciplinary team?...... SciDevNet

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SANDEE Newsletter No. 30, Fall 2015

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