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  • Junior Research Fellow

le Roux, Leonard

Leonard le Roux has masters degrees in applied economics at the University of Cape Town and in development economics from the Centre for Study and Research in International Development (CERDI) at t

  • Junior Research Fellow

McLaren, Megan

Megan McLaren is an IT business analyst by training, with a passion for using technology to promote sustainability and improvements in community services.

  • Senior Research Fellow

Daniels, Reza

Reza Daniels is an associate professor with the School of Economics at UCT. He is contributing to EPRU's emerging research in greener economic growth, waste management and beneficiation, and b

  • Junior Research Fellow

Coldrey, Kevin

Kevin Coldrey has an undergraduate degree in Economics and Finance from the University of Cape Town (2008), an Honours degree in Economics from UNISA (2011), and an&nb

  • Associate Professor of Economics

Daniels, Reza

Reza Che Daniels is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Cape Town.

  • Research Analyst

Brühl , Johanna

Johanna Brühl is a research analyst at the Environmental Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town (UCT).

  • Junior Research Fellow

Matema, Collen

Collen Matema is a PhD student in the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town.

  • Junior Research Fellow

Rugaimukamu, Kevin

Kevin Rugaimukamu is a doctoral candidate in the UCT School of Economics, specialising in natural resource economics.

  • Research Associate

McConnachie, Matthew

Matthew McConnachie is an impact evaluation consultant for an Edinburgh-based company , LTS International. His doctoral research evaluated South Africa’s Working for Water public works programme.

  • Research Associate

Booysen, Thinus

MJ (Thinus) Booysen is an Associate Professor at the Electrical & Electronic Engineering Department at Stellenbosch University.

  • Junior Research Fellow

Klege, Rebecca

Rebecca Klege is a PhD candidate at the School of Economics and a researcher at the Environmental Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

  • Junior Research Fellow

Gitonga, Zachary

Zachary Gitonga is a PhD candidate at the School of Economics at University of Cape Town.

  • Junior Research Fellow

Mulwa, Chalmers

Chalmers Mulwa is a doctoral candidate in the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town (UCT).

  • Research Associate

Barron, Manuel

Manuel Barron is a Lecturer with the Economics Department at the University of California at Santa Cruz.

  • Research Associate

Ziervogel, Gina

Dr Gina Ziervogel is a geographer by training, with 15 years of experience in the field of adaptation and vulnerability to global environmental change.

  • Junior Research Fellow

Kibira, Gerald

Gerald Kibira is completing his PhD studies through the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town.

  • Dissemination Officer

Joubert, Leonie

Leonie Joubert is a freelance science writer and author, specialising in climate change, energy policy, and hunger in the city-sphere.

  • Junior Research Fellow

Otieno, Jackson

Jackson Otieno is a PhD student at the School of Economics, University of Cape Town. His research currently focuses on climate change, agriculture and wildlife conservation.

  • Research Associate

New, Mark

Mark New is Pro-VC for Climate Change and Director of the African Climate and Development Initiative (ACDI) at the University of Cape Town.

  • Research Associate

Twine, Wayne

Wayne Twine is an Associate Professor of ecology in the School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences in the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. He holds a Ph.D.

  • Senior Research Fellow

Black, Anthony

Anthony Black is Professor in the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town (UCT). He holds degrees from the universities of Cape Town, Sussex (United Kingdom) and Natal (Durban).

  • Research Associate

Komba, Coretha

Coretha Komba obtained her PhD (Economics) at the University of Cape Town in December 2014.

  • Center Deputy Director and Senior Research Fellow

Turpie, Jane

Jane Turpie is the deputy director of EPRU.

  • Senior Research Fellow

Tibesigwa, Byela

Byela Tibesigwa is a senior research fellow. She holds a PhD Economics from the University of Cape Town; and MA and BA Economics from the University of Botswana.

  • Research Associate

Dikgang, Johane

Johane Dikgang is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics and Econometrics, at the University of Johannesburg.

  • Center Director and Senior Research fellow

Visser, Martine

Martine Visser is the centre director of EPRU. She is a Professor in the School of Economics, University of Cape Town and holds a Ph.D. from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden.

  • Research Associate

Akpalu, Wisdom

Wisdom Akpalu was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Environmental Economics and Policy in Africa (CEEPA) in University of Pretoria but has recently moved to the USA.

  • SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW

Bezabih, Mintewab

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

  • Research Associate

Brown, Gardner

The focus of Professor Emeritus Gardner Brown´s research has been on studying renewable resources models including predator-prey relations, metapopulations and antibiotics. He has had an

  • Research Associate

Stage, Jesper

Jesper Stage was Research Officer for the EfD initiative from January 2007 until July 2008.

  • Senior Research Fellow

Leiman, Anthony

Tony Leiman is an associate professor at the University of Cape Town and former director of EPRU. He has been researching and teaching environmental economics since 1990.

  • Senior Research Fellow

Muchapondwa, Edwin

Edwin Muchapondwa is a Professor of Economics at the University of Cape Town and a Senior Research Fellow of the EfD in South Africa/the Environmental-Economics Policy Research Unit (EPRU).

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.

WCERE Pre-conference Workshop for women in Environmental Economics

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. 

4th Annual General Meeting & Conference of the Association of Research Administrators in Africa (ARAA)

The Association of Research Administrators in Africa (ARAA), in partnership with Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), will host the 4th Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Association of Research Administrators in Africa (ARAA). The Theme for this year is "Strengthening Regional linkages for Effective Research Administration”. Registration is now open until 15th October, 2013

EPRU Research Meeting with EfD

EPRU held its quarterly research meeting on the 20 May 2013 at the Andros Boutique Hotel in Cape Town. The objective of the research meeting was to discuss progress and share ideas on the various research projects undertaken by EPRU and its networks.

Park Pricing Workshop

A Workshop on Methodologies for Pricing National Park Products will be held April 27-29 in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The workshop is a continuation of the National Park Pricing Policy Workshop held in Kenya in November 2010.

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