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Efd Tanzania

  1. 1. ENVIRONMENT FOR DEVELOPMENT (EfD)-Tanzania Partners Environmental Economics Unit- Gothenburg University Department of Economics –University of Dar Es Salaam Resources For the Future EfDT
  2. 2. Host Institution <ul><li>University of Dar es Salaam </li></ul><ul><li>Department of Economics </li></ul><ul><li>Location:- FASS Tower Block 3 rd floor. </li></ul>
  3. 3. EfD- Tanzania Staff <ul><li>Razack Lokina –Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Adolf Mkenda -Research Fellow </li></ul><ul><li>John Mduma –Research Fellow </li></ul><ul><li>Elizabeth Robinson –Research Fellow </li></ul><ul><li>Welhelm Ngasamiaku –Assistant research Fellow </li></ul><ul><li>Onesmo Selejio –Assistant research Fellow </li></ul>
  4. 4. Researcher Associate/Advicer- 2008 <ul><li>Jo H. Albers –Oregon State University-USA </li></ul><ul><li>Hakan Eggert –EEU-Gothenburg </li></ul>
  5. 5. Main Objectives: <ul><li>Increasing understanding of environmental economics tools in sustainable exploitation of natural resource among the policy makers, private sector & the general public through researches, policy dialogue etc </li></ul><ul><li>Working as a help desk in government policy process. </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity Building: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide financial support to MA and PhD student working in environment and resource economics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conducting regular training to civil servant at different levels </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Policy Outreach-2008 <ul><li>Development of a proposal on the second phase implementation of the UNDP-UNEP Poverty and Environment Initiative for Tanzania. </li></ul><ul><li>Providing input into the drafting report of the “ Multi-Sectoral Social Protection Framework”(MF) </li></ul><ul><li>The preparation of MKUKUTA/MKUZA Annual Implementation Report </li></ul>
  7. 7. Ongoing Projects <ul><li>Rural forest dependence, including the dependence of rural people on non-timber forest products </li></ul><ul><li>Tree planting in rural areas </li></ul><ul><li>“ Forest to food”, Rural urban linkages through demand for charcoal </li></ul><ul><li>Urban issues, including “Fuelling the fire”, price and income elasticities and energy demand in Dar es Salaam </li></ul><ul><li>Redistributional impact of environmental fiscal reform </li></ul><ul><li>Booming Fish Exports and Relative Welfare of Local Communities: Empirical Evidence From Around Lake Victoria, Tanzania </li></ul><ul><li>To bribe or not to bribe: Incentives to protect Tanzania’s forests </li></ul>
  8. 8. New Proposed Projects <ul><li>The Relation Between Population Growth and Land Use in Tanzania; 1960-2005 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The proposed study aims to see the relation between population growth and land use in Tanzania. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Several components of land use will be considered and among them the rate of depletion or recovery of forest cover will be highlighted. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Energy, Spatial Enforcement, and Incentives for Forest Management in Tanzania </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We propose to focus on the literature on enforcement decisions and to generate data on spatial enforcement activities. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We will also examine policies that can be implemented in a spatial manner to control the spatial pattern of resource degradation and to encourage local people to enforce access restrictions against non-local people’s intense extraction of wood for charcoal. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. THANKS

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