University of Gothenburg
The lead organization for this program is the Environment for Development Initiative (EfD) at the University of Gothenburg,.
Environment for Development Initiative
Environment for Development Initiative (EfD) has promoted academic capacity development in environmental economics during the last 15 years in the Global South. It has built a solid critical mass of green economy researchers and policy advisors that participate in this program. The national partners in the respective countries are EfD's centers in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, and in Rwanda, the local partner is the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MINECOFIN) in collaboration with EfD South Africa.
Other collaborating partner organizations contribute with expertise throughout the program. These are, among others: Policy Studies Institute, Ethiopia; Makerere University, Uganda; Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (MINECOFIN); Rwanda; University of Nairobi, Kenya; University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; World Resources Institute-Africa; African Development Institute (ADI), African Development Bank; Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University; Swedish Environmental Protection Agency; and Swedish Tax Authority.