Our vision is to increase the use of Environmental Economics to reduce poverty and increase sustainability in the Global South.

Major areas of contribution

EfD contributes to solving the world’s most urgent environmental and development challenges through policy-relevant research, capacity development and policy engagement.

EfD’s Global Hub supports a network of over 200 accomplished researchers all over the world with collaborative programs and research funding.

The Global Hub actively engages with policy makers and other stakeholders to contribute to policy making that promotes poverty alleviation, increased equality and a sustainable development.


EfD Global Hub is located at the School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.