29 Apr 2002 - 16 May 2002 BCDM, Rajendrapur, Bangladesh
The South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), the World Bank Institute (WBI) and the Bangladesh Environment, Economics and Poverty Program (BEEPP) jointly organized a three-week training course on Environmental Economics. The course was held near Dhaka in Bangladesh from 29 April to 16 May, 2002. The course had introduced key concepts in Environmental Economics and had covered economic issues underlying sustainable development, poverty-environment interactions, natural resource use and pollution management. Participants were exposed to basic theoretical issues and various economic tools and methodologies for analyzing environmental problems in developing countries. Case studies from South Asia region was also discussed.
Faculty teaching the course were drawn from the World Bank and well known regional institutions including Institute of Economic Growth, India, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, North South University, Bangladesh and IUCN - The World Conservation Union.