• SANDEE Team, EAERE 2016

    Researchers with SANDEE's Executive Director

  • Economics of Climate Change

    Analysis of climate change impacts, adaptation measures, mitigation strategies, and institutions and policies for long-term adjustment to climate change

  • Ecosystems Management

    Analysis of ecosystem changes, conserving ecosystems, and institutional arrangements to manage ecosystem services

  • Policies and Programs for Greener Development

    Evaluation of different environmental policies, regulations and programs and their implications for sustainable development

  • Annual Report

    SANDEE activities in 2015

  • MOEFCC, GIZ and SANDEE

    Joint workshop on Valuing, Managing and Investing in Ecosystem Services in South Asia (April 28 - 29, 2016)

news and events

Training Workshop on Situation Analysis of Environmental Statistics for developing Bangladesh Environmental Statistics Framework 2016 in Dhaka

Dr Mahfuz Kabir spoke at Expert Group Training Workshop on Situation Analysis of Environmental Statistics for developing Bangladesh Environmental Statistics Framework 2016. The workshop was co-organized by Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) and General Economics Division (GED), Planning Commission with support from UNDP and UN-PEI and held at BBS, Dhaka on 06-08 November 2016. read more

With a Little Push, Technology could help clear the air in Delhi-NCR

Over the past week, Delhi has remained under the grip of dense smog. This year's pollution levels are the highest ever measured in two decades. Newspapers reported that much of this pollution originated in the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana where farmers burn their fields to dispose crop residue. But they were short on providing solutions to deal with the problem of burning of agricultural fields. There is, in fact, a simple, practical, and cost-effective way to eliminate most of the smog that envelopes Delhi and the entire northwest of the country every November. read more

Interaction Programme on Research-Policy Interface: mainstreaming Payment for Ecosystem Services in Nepal

Photo credit : Naresh Newar Minister for Forests and Soil Conservation Hon. Shankar Bhandari said priority has been given to conservation program at community level to improve bio-diversity conservation and ecosystem at an Interaction Programme on Research -Policy Interface : Mainstreaming Payment for Ecosystem Services in Nepal organized by the Ministry, ICIMOD, Green Governance Nepal - GGN and the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics - Sandee in Kathmandu, Nepal on November 9,2016. read more

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The impact of climate change on internal migration through the agriculture channel: Evidence from Bangladesh, India and Pakistan

South Asia is recognized as one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change because of its geographic location and large-scale poverty. Climate change and we..read more

Plastic Bag Ban in Nepal : Enforcement and Effectiveness

To make a significant impact on the amount of plastic waste produced in Nepal, national and local government institutions should implement a complete ban of single-use plastic bags. The effectiveness of such an approach is shown in mu..read more

Cost of controlling water pollution and its impact on industrial efficiency

This paper estimates the cost of effluent discharge regulations for firms located in the lower Kelani River catchment in Sri Lanka. The river provides water for many economic purposes including drinking water and avariety of ..read more

Plastic Bag Ban in Nepal : Enforcement and Effectiveness

The rampant use of plastic bags in Nepal has led to growing concern in recent years regarding the impact of discarded plastic bags on the environment. Though a number of different control measures are being implemented to curb the rel..read more

Distributional Impact of Climate Change on Smallholder Agriculture in Sri Lanka

his research develops a methodology based on the popular agricultural household model that take the nature of agricultural producers and the full income of households into consideration in predicting changes of ..read more

Negative Carbon Leakage : evidence from South Asian Countries

e test the ‘Carbon Leakage Hypothesis' using the gravity model for three South Asian countries, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The analytical model captures the interaction between the sectoral carbon emission intensity of the select..read more

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