The European Alliance on Agricultural knowledge for Development

International summer school on environmental and resource economics

1st- 7th September 2013, Belpasso, Italy

The Department of Agri-food and Environmental Systems Management (DiGeSA) at the University of Catania, in cooperation with the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) and with the support of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE), organise the Belpasso International Summer School on Environmental and Resource Economics.
The broader objective of the Belpasso International Summer School is to provide advanced training for young researchers who are also EAERE members from all over Europe and beyond on European issues of environmental and resource economics. The School is hosted in the city of Belpasso, in the Province of Catania, Sicily, Italy and take places take place from the 1st to the 7th of September.

This year, the School’s topic is “Frontiers in Economics of Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction. Financing Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Adaptation”.

The School will bring together researchers and policy experts from the disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) fields, to learn about and discuss the advantages and pitfalls of economic and financial policy instruments that serve both purposes, and to share experience and lessons learned.

Deadline for Applications: May 15th, 2013

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