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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: International Scientific Conference on Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences: Towards Disaster and Climate Resilience

22 October 2014 - Host University of the Philippines Visayas, Manila Observatory Description The catastrophic effects of super-typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) highlight the urgent need to incorporate scientific knowledge and innovative social and technological tools into investments towards resilience. This conference intends to catalyze and support new thought trajectories towards effective policies and practices…

Environmental Economics Training Course for Lecturers and Researchers in Myanmar

06 October 2014 - Description A five-day introductory course that will provide researchers with knowledge and skills to conduct environmental economics research. It will provide an overview of basic economics then move on to the various environmental valuation tools and methods. The course will wrap up with the participants’ presentation of their research…

EEPSEA Conducts an Environmental Economics Course in Myanmar

06 October 2014 - Conducting in-country training courses is one of EEPSEA’s strategies in environmental economics capacity building. With Myanmar’s current efforts to advance their economic development in parallel with environmental conservation, now is the best time to come in and strengthen the country’s capacity in the economic analysis of environmental issues. Hence…

Biodiversity Valuation and Payment for Ecosystem Services

27 September 2014 - Description A five-day course that will provide park managers, natural resource managers, and university researchers with tools to measure the value of biodiversity and the cost of biodiversity conservation. It will also discuss how they could go about designing a financing mechanism to make beneficiaries pay for the biodiversity…

EEPSEA collaborates with ECO-BEST and ACB in Offering Course on Payment for Ecosystem Services

27 September 2014 - In collaboration with ECO-BEST (Enhancing the Economics of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Southeast Asia) and the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB), EEPSEA held a five-day course on Biodiversity Valuation and Payment for Ecosystem Services last 27 September to 1 October 2014 at Thailand’s Khao Yai National Park. The…

EEPSEA Supports Course to Sustain its Capacity Building Initiatives in the Future

22 September 2014 - To better ensure the sustainability of its capacity building initiatives after 2016, EEPSEA sponsored a course for 13 of its university-based researchers from seven countries (i.e., Lao PDR, Cambodia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Malaysia). The course, held last 22-25 September 2014 in Manila, was facilitated by Dr. Marianne…

Call for Application: UNEP Workshop and Policy Dialogue on ‘Incorporating Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services into National Development Policy’

20 September 2014 - Deadline: 31 July 2014 Policymakers and academics from developing countries are invited to apply to attend this workshop and conference which will provide a setting within which policymakers and academics can discuss the problems and issues related to resource constraints, conflicts and trade-offs, especially with regards to designing and implementing…

EEPSEA Offers Course on Experimental Economics

05 August 2014 - EEPSEA trained 24 researchers in conducting field experiments related to cooperation and risk/uncertainty, linking them to resource management and climate change adaptation in the real world. The participants of this course on Experimental Method and Resource Economics came from eight countries in SEA (i.e., Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR…

Two EEPSEA Studies on Lake Management Shared to Policymakers

29 July 2014 - Prince of Songkla University’s Department of Economics, with support from EEPSEA, conducted a policy dialogue on July 29, 2014 on sustainable lake management focusing on the results of two EEPSEA-funded research projects on the sustainable management of Songkhla Lake: Pollution Control and Sustainable Fisheries Management in Southern Songkhla Lake…

EEPSEA Supports Course on Environmental Economics in Cambodia

08 July 2014 - In partnership with the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), a five-day Environmental Economics Training Course for Lecturers and Researchers was held on 8-12 July 2014 in Sihanoukville, Cambodia. Thirty-one (31) participants from eight Cambodian universities, the Cambodian Ministry of Environment, and the Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI) attended…
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