05 Aug 2013 - 10 Aug 2013 Lobesa, Bhutan
The Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) and the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) jointly organized a Research and Writing Workshop in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics during August 6-9, 2013 at the College of Natural Resources in Lobesa, Bhutan. The aim of this workshop was to build research capacity in the area of environment and resource economics. The objectives of the workshop is to develop research proposal writing skills among researchers beginning to work on the economics of environmental problems; to introduce researchers to current policy concerns and research themes related to environment and development across South Asia; and to encourage original research that can contribute to sustainable development in Bhutan and the South Asia region. The workshop provided an opportunity for Bhutanese researchers, especially researchers in RUB, interested in the field of environmental and natural resource economics to become more familiar with research concepts and techniques. ants.