This two-part course is designed to provide a practical introduction to the concepts, approaches and methods used in economics to address challenges in water and environmental management. It has been jointly developed with eftec, the UK’s leading dedicated environmental economics consultancy and coordinator of the UK Network of Environmental Economists, and Environmental Policy Consulting, which specialises in the application of environmental economics to water management.
Part One of the course introduces key concepts, methods and valuation techniques used in environmental economics to support decision making. Part Two of the course will encompass application to real world challenges, including climate change, biodiversity, green infrastructure, resource management and natural capital.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Autumn Course (September & October 2021)
The course exceeded my high expectations from CIWEM and was expertly delivered by Ece, Allan and Bruce. The online format worked well and it was very useful to have plenty of discussion and contributions from the other delegates. The quality of the module slides and extensive additional resources provided was especially good and very comprehensive.
Anonymous, Environmental Economics course delegate
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