05 May 2009 - 21 May 2009 AIT CC, Pathumthani, Thailand
SANDEE organised a three-week basic training course in Environmental and Natural Resource Economic, in AIT, Thailand, from 5th - 21st of May, 2009. This course was meant for economists interested in upgrading their skills and learning related to Environmental Economics. The course provided economists with the basic skills necessary to teach environmental and natural resource economics and to undertake research in this area. The course covered economic issues underlying sustainable development, externalities and market failure, economic instruments to address externalities, non-market valuation, poverty-environment interactions, and natural resource use and pollution management. Participants were exposed to basic theoretical issues and economic tools and methodologies for analyzing environmental problems in developing countries.