• Annual Report

    SANDEE activities in 2015

  • Ecosystems Management

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

  • Economics of Climate Change

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

  • Policies and Programs for Greener Development

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

  • Yield vs. Cost

    Difference between organic and inorganic farming in Sri Lanka ..... Chatura Rodrigo writes about his research in the Daily FT


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

news and events

Performance Assessment of Crop Insurance Schemes in Odisha in Eastern India

Agriculture is a highly risky venture mainly due to uncertainty in crop production emanating from natural causes including unpredictable weather events and pest attacks, which leads governments to implement various crop insurance schemes in order to provide economic support to farmers in the event of crop failure. read more

32nd Biannual Research and Training Workshop, Waikkal, Sri Lanka

SANDEE's 32nd Biannual Research and Training Workshop was held in Club Hotel Dolphin, Waikkal, Negombo, Sri Lanka from June 15-18, 2016. SANDEE's research associates presented their final and progress reports during the research and training workshop. read more

Summer School in Environmental and Resource Economics

SANDEE Summer School in Environmental and Resource Economics from May 9 - 26, 2016 was held in AIT Conference Center from May 9, Monday. The Summer School seeks to introduce economists to different themes in Environmental and Development Economics. read more

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Latest research

The Relative Efficiency of Organic Farming in Nepal

This study compares the productivity and profitability of organic and conventional farming for five crops (tea, coffee, rice, maize and cauliflower) in five different districts in Nepal.We find that organic farmers generally have a la..read more

The Clean Development Mechanism and Dynamic Capabilities of Implementing Firms: Evidence from India

This study assesses the impact of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) on the dynamic capabilities of implementing firms in India. While doing so, it uses three indicators of firms' dynamic ..read more

Media and awareness campaigns are effective in reducing the impact of heat waves

Heat waves can cause havoc during South Asia's hot summers. While such weather phenomena may need to be endured, their impacts can be reduced. Research suggests that information distributed through newspap..read more

Green growth in Bangladesh - Improving regulations, monitoring and enforcement in the textile sector

Textile and garment factories are among the largest contributors to both industrial employment and pollution in Bangladesh. Bangladesh, like many other countries, struggles with the enforcem..read more

Evaluating the Role of Media in Averting Heat Stroke Mortality: A Daily Panel Data Analysis

This used by the state government of Odisha, India to disseminate Information, Education and Communication (IEC) material to avert heat stroke mortality in the state. The government adopted awareness..read more

Rainwater Harvesting and Rural Livelihoods in Nepal

In this paper we examine the adoption of rainwater harvesting (RWH), a technology that has relatively recently been introduced to farmers in Nepal. Using data from 282 farmers in four districts, the study employs a treatment-effects m..read more

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SANDEE's mission is to strengthen the capacity of individuals and institutions to undertake research on the inter-linkages among economic development, poverty, and environmental changeand to disseminate practical information that can be applied to development policies.
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