Recent news regarding PREM, its work and related issues
On this page you will find an overview of all the news items.
Prem Working Paper 06-03 online [15 September 2006]
A new working paper on the Uganda project is available through our download section.
The paper uses a relatively new method called ‘small area estimation’ to analyze the relationship between poverty and the environment in Uganda for regions, districts, counties and sub-counties of Uganda. The method was applied by combining spatially disaggregated poverty and biophysical data.
To go to the download section directly, click here.
Book on PREM project now available online! [10 August 2006]The multidisciplinary study on the Niger river Basin in Mali, carried out in the framework of the interdepartmental Dutch Partners for Water programme “Water for food and ecosystems” and the PREM-programme, has produced a book entitled "The Niger, a Lifeline".
The whole book is now available for download through our publications section. Click here to go directly to the download page.
International Conference on Environment in Malaysia [26 June 2006]
On November 13th - 15th 2006, an international conference on the theme of Knowledge-based Environmental Management and Sustainable Development will be held in Penang, Malaysia. More information to be found at this website: http://www1.eng.usm.my/kimia/icenv2006/
New Policy Brief online! [14 June 2006]
The newest PREM policy brief has been completed. You can find Policy Brief #11 "Human-elephant conflict and rural poverty in Sri Lanka" here
Workshops successfully completed [31 May 2006]The final PREM workshops, held May 11th - May 16th, have been successfully completed. All presentations made will be available for participants soon.
Philippines Project wins ReResource arward! [23 March 2006]We are proud that the winner of this year’s International ReSource Award for Sustainable Watershed Management is the PREM project in the Philippines!.
Read more here
Two new working papers online [20 March 2006]There are two new Working Papers online, both from Bangladesh. You can find them by clicking these links:
Special Issue on 'Water for Food and Ecosystems' contains Mali paper [31 January 2006]
The special issue of the International Journal for Water Resources Development (Volume 22, issue 1) on 'Water for Food and Ecosystems', containing 11 papers on work related to the Wageningen Water Platform has appeared now, well in time for the next World Water Forum in Mexico. It includes a Paper prepared for the PREM project in Mali, authored by Leo Zwarts, Pieter Van Beukering, Bakary Koné, Eddy Wymenga and Douglas Taylor.
To acces this issue of the International Journal for Water Resources Development, please click here
New Working Papers and Policy briefs added to publications! [25 January 2006]
We added two new Publications to the PREM Working Paper series. In addition, five new Policy Briefs are now online. Find them in the publication section.
Various application opportunities in Environmental Economics at CEEPA [10 October 2005]
Openings for Core Faculty and Visiting Fellows at CISED [14 September 2005]
Postdoc Position offered by the Ecological and Environmental Economics Programme [10 August 2005]
New Working Papers online (for Mongolia, South Africa, Uganda, and India) [07 June 2005]
Nepal: At least 12 rhinos killed in Royal Chitwan National Park [24 May 2005]
For full story visit www.kantipuronline.com/kolnews.php?&nid=40866
New website online. [17 January 2005]Welcome to our new website!
GIS Course for Economists [14 January 2005]
From March 7th to March 12th, PREM will organise a GIS course for economists.