Yabebal Ayalew is Data and Knowledge Management officer in ECRC. He obtained his bachelor degrees in statistics with minor computer science from Addis Ababa University in 2007.
Tiruwork Arega is a Research Officer at Environment and Climate Research Center, EDRI. She received Master’s degree in Climate and Society from Mekelle University in 2015.
Robel Seifemichael is currently working as a Research Officer on Adaptation to increase resilience to climate change in Ethiopian agriculture at ECRC.
Tewodros Tesemma is an Associate Researcher at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute and a PhD candidate at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg.
Goytom Abraha Kahsay is a Postdoc at the Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen.
Rahwa Gebrekidan is working as Administrative assistant at Environment and Climate Research Center (ECRC).
Yitatek Yitbarek works as a Program Coordinator and Policy Interaction program Lead at ECRC.
Betelhem M. Negede is currently working as a Research Officer on the Ethiopian forestry sector at ECRC. She holds a BA in Economics from the University of Toulouse and a M.Sc.
Mrs. Haleluya Tesfaye is a research and policy interaction officer at ECRC participating in cross cutting issues in Urbanization and other thematic areas of ECRC’s research program.
Sahleselassie Amare is a Research Officer and GIS analysis specialist at ECRC. He holds BSc. in Agriculture from Mekelle University and MSc.
Amare Fentie is a junior research fellow at Environment and Climate Research Center (EfD Ethiopia) with Msc in Environmental and resource Economics from University of Gondar.
Tagel Gebrehiwot is a graduate economist and is a research fellow at the Environment and Climate Research Center (ECRC). He received his Ph.D. from the University of Twente, the Netherlands.
Eyoual Demeke is currently a PhD candidate at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg. His research interest is in Globalization and Environmental Economics.
Tensay Hadush is a Research Fellow at the Environment and Climate Research Center (ECRC) based at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI).
Sied Hassen is post-doctoral researcher at Environment and Climate Research Center (ECRC), the Ethiopian Development Research Institute from September 1, 2015.
Samuel Abera is the Data Management and Knowledge Repository program lead at ECRC.
Sosina Bezu is a researcher at the School of Business and Economics, Norwegian University of Life Sciences. She holds a masters in Development and Resource Economics and a PhD in Economics from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences.
Tadele Ferede is currently the Deputy Center Director and a Senior Research Fellow at the EfD center in Ethiopia/EEPFE and an assistant professor of economics at the School of Economics of&nbs
Zelealem is currently working as a Project and Data management Officer at ECRC. He holds MSc in Economics from Addis Ababa University in 2008.
Zenebe Gebreegziabher is a Research Fellow at the Environment and Climate Research Center (ECRC) at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI).
Fitsum Hagos is a Development Economist with over 15 years teaching and research experience in the economics of agricultural development and natural resource management.
Berhanu is an agricultural economist with the operating project on smallholder competitiveness in changing livestock markets.
Abebe Damte is a research fellow at the Environment and Climate Research Center (ECRC) based at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI).
His research interests include behavioral and experimental economics, environmental economics and development economics.
Yonas Alem is currently a research fellow at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg, where he received his PhD in Economics.
Hailemariam Teklewold is a Research Fellow at the Environmental and Climate Research Center for Ethiopia.
Salvatore Di Falco is Professor in Environmental Economics, Economics Department at the University of Geneva and Research Associate at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the
Stein Holden is a Professor in Development and Resource Economics at the Department of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences. His main research interests are
Mintewab Bezabih is a senior Research Fellow at the Environment and Climate Research Center (ECRC) based at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI). Before joining ECRC, she h
Randall Bluffstone is Professor of economics at Portland State University.
Tekie Alemu is a Senior Research Fellow at the Environmental Economics Policy Forum for Ethiopia which is housed at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute.
Peter Martinsson is a professor in behavioural economics at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg.
Menale Kassie currently works at icipe, the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology as the Head of the Social Science and Impact Assessment Unit (SSIA) as
Jesper Stage was Research Officer for the EfD initiative from January 2007 until July 2008.
Alemu Mekonnen is an Associate Professor of economics at the School of Economics of Addis Ababa University.
Gunnar Köhlin is an associate professor at the Environmental Economics Unit, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg. As co-founder of the EEU he has now spent 20 years working with applications of environmental economics in developing countries. He is currently director of the Environment for Development initiative.
The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) have issued a Call for Papers for the Seventh GGKP Annual Conference (#GGKP7).
The EfD Annual Meeting is the largest annual conference in the Global South on the application of environmental economics to development.
The 24th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists will take place in Manchester in June 2019. The University of Manchester will be hosting this year's event. Important Deadlines
This year’s conference theme will be: Catalyzing Innovation. The Land and Poverty conference presents the latest research and innovations in policies and good practice on land governance around the world.
Call for Papers for the Conference “Green transformation and competitive advantage: Evidence from developing countries”
Call for Papers for the Conference “Green transformation and competitive advantage: Evidence from developing countries” German Development Institute - Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Bonn, Germany, 18-19 June 2018 For full information click here.
EfD is arranging a pre-conference workshop for women in Environmental Economics, ahead of the 6th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists (WCERE) 2018 in Gothenburg. The purpose is to support and encourage early career women pursuing careers in the domain of EfD, which is environmental economics applied to policy questions in developing countries, especially in countries with EfD centers.
Theme: “SLWM for Building Resilience against Climate Uncertainty” Mekelle University and the Environment and Climate Research Center (ECRC) at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI), invites all interested researchers and graduate students to submit abstracts by 30 September 2016.
Representatives from all EfD centers meet to discuss and present their centers Research Policy Review plans
Toward Developing Long-term Policy Research and Impact Evaluation Program in Support of the CRGE
A workshop, titled ‘Sustainable energy transitions in low and middle-income countries: lessons for Ethiopia’ was held on June 1st to 3rd in Ethiopia to explore the potential for a new research program on the drivers and impacts of energy transitions.
The Environmental Economics Policy Form for Ethiopia (EEPFE) co-organized an international conference with Mekelle University (MU) on ‘Sustainable Land and Watershed Management: Experiences and Lessons” in Mekelle, Ethiopia, on 26-27 May 2014 at Axum Hotel.
EfD participated at the 5th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists (WCERE) in Istanbul, Turkey from June 28 to July 2, 2014. EfD research fellows and associates were strongly represented in the parallel and policy sessions. Below you will find a list of researchers who presented their research papers at this conference.
Workshop Conducted on Irrigation Water Pricing and Institutional Sustainability of Irrigation Sector in Ethiopia
A workshop on ‘Irrigation water pricing and institutional sustainability of irrigation sector in Ethiopia’ was conducted on May 2, 2014 at Harmony Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The workshop was co-organized by Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy (MoWIE) and the Environmental Economics Policy Forum for Ethiopia (EEPFE) at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI).
The EfD initiative is committed to produce high quality research and active international research interaction. This is achieved by creating an environment where discussions can take place openly, where research results can be constructively criticized, and where feedback is generated.