Department of Food and Resource Economics (IFRO)
This new university department has arisen from the merger of Institute of Food and Resource Economics and the division of Economics, Policy and Management Planning at former department of Forest & Landscape. The department IFRO is unique in Denmark, and research, education, research based public sector services and broader dissemination are its main tasks, particularly within the fields of environment, natural resources, global development, food and agriculture as well as consumption, bioethics and governance.
The Ester Boserup Prize
The Ester Boserup Prize is awarded for outstanding social science research on development and economic history. The Copenhagen Centre for Development Research invites nominations for the Ester Boserup Prize 2014.
New DANIDA projects
Out of 8 new Larger Strategic Research Projects from the Danish development agency DANIDA starting in 2014, 4 will be led from IFRO. Read more >>
Latest defended PhD Theses
Kewin Bach Friis Kamelarczyk defended his PhD thesis 20 Nov 2013: Environmental science-policy interactions - the example of forestry and REDD+ in Zambia
Kathrine Lausted Veie defended her PhD thesis 12 Nov 2013: Improved methods for the Valuation of the Environment in an Urban Setting
Line Block Hansen defended her PhD thesis 11 Oct 2013: Regulation of non-point phosphorus emissions from the agricultural sector by use of economic incentives
Cathy Brown Stummann defended her PhD thesis 2 Oct 2013: Integrating social science knowledge into natural resource management public involvement practice - Exploring the potential of continuing professional education