is a new pan-African network of people and institutions practicing and
supporting Ecological Economics activities in Africa.We aim to foster trans-disciplinary discourse
and research among the social and natural sciences regarding problems of poverty
alleviation, nature and environment interactions, promote initiatives to bridge
the gaps between science, policy and the people, produce and disseminate
information on policies for sustainability and promote education, graduate
research and research funding in ecological economics within Africa and by
Africans in Diaspora.
believe that Africa shares its problems as a
so also share its solutions as a continent.
are pleased to announce the ASEE to you and we invite you to join us.
Africa is a continent rich in natural resources (some
still in pristine states, some under sustainable management and some rapidly
deteriorating), covering a huge area and made up of many peoples, nations and
countries with diverse historical, social, economic and cultural experiences,
values and norms. Her rich and long history as a cradle of civilizations,
conflicts and poverty contextualises the need for sustainable development discourse
a strong relationship between the basic interests of sustainability science and
a great deal of research and development work going on in Africa.
The African Society for Ecological Economics (ASEE), aimsto help codify and strengthen the
existing body of Africa based ecological economics related research for the
benefit of African countries and peoples and to provide a vehicle to support
African researchers in sharing insights on, innovations in, challenges of and
opportunities arising from ecological economics research with the wider
international ecological economics community.
with a RIGHT OF RESIDENCE in Africa, working
in the field of Ecological Economics (scholarly OR applied) is invited to join
For more information on joining
ASEE (including right of residence requirements)