CEEPA (the Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy in Africa)

Degree training

 

Resident MSC/MCOM Degree

Students pursuing studies under this program can register for an MSC or an MCOM degree in environmental economics or for MSC degree in Agricultural Economics-Major Natural Resources Economics at CEEPA.

Admission Requirements. BSC or BCOM in economics or agricultural economics (or equivalents) is required for admission to this study program. Applications from students with first degree training in non-economic disciplines will also be considered and conditional admission will be granted to successful applicants with extra requirements determined on individual basis, which in general will amount to a minimum of one full year course work in final year undergraduate/honors level in economics before starting this program.

Degree Completion Requirements. Students enrolled in this program are required to satisfactorily complete the following requirements before graduating with this degree:

Course work requirements: The following six course credits are required:

  1. Core courses (4): microeconomic theory, econometrics and two environmental economics specialization courses - LEK 780 (Introduction to Natural Resources and Environmental economics) and LEK 826 (Environmental Valuation and Policy)
  2. Elective courses (2): Two electives are required in areas related to the research component of the degree

Research component requirements: A non-credit course on Research Methodology (LEK 783) PLUS thesis research credit (LEK 890) must be completed before graduation.

Details of the required course contents and thesis research are found at the Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development web page.

Resident PhD/DCOM Degree

Students pursuing studies under this program can register for a PhD or an DCOM degree in environmental economics or for PhD degree in Agricultural Economics-Major Natural Resources Economics at CEEPA.

Admission Requirements. MSC or MCOM in economics or agricultural / environmental economics (or equivalents) is required for admission to this study program.

Degree Completion Requirements. Students enrolled in this program are required to satisfactorily complete the following requirements before graduating with this degree:

Course work requirements: The following six course credits are required:

  1. Core courses (5): microeconomic theory, macroeconomic theory, econometrics and two environmental economics specialization courses - LEK 886 (The Economics of Natural Resources Management) and LEK 814 (Quantitative Methods for Environmental Economics and Policy Analysis)
  2. Elective courses (1): One elective course is required in an area related to the research component of the degree

Research component requirements: Thesis research credit (LEK 990) must be completed before graduation.

Details of the required course contents and thesis research are found at the Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development web page. Application forms and procedures for admission to various degrees at the University of Pretoria are available on the UP website (www.up.ac.za).

There are currently 17 post-graduate students enrolled in its resident Masters and PhD degree programs (see list below) and a total of 61 students have graduated from CEEPA masters and PhD resident program since its inception (see table below).

Currently enrolled students

MSC/MCOM

  1. Temndeni Khumalo, Swaziland (female)
  2. Gwenzi Muhondoro, Zimbabwe (male)
  3. Mwamba Kapambwe, Zambia (male)
  4. Graca Manjate, Mozambique (female)
  5. Munashe Mushamba, Zambia (female)
  6. Siphoku Mahlathi, South Africa (female)
  7. Roger Kubwimana, Rwanda (male)
  8. Jackson Mokwatedi, South Africa (male)
  9. Kabonde, Kevin, Zambia (male)

PhD/DCOM

  1. Tefera Leyu, Ethiopia (male)
  2. Linda Mahlalela, Swaziland (male)
  3. Shadreck Mutti, Zambia (male)
  4. Jacob Greffith, Lesotho (male)
  5. Adesa Abidemi, Nigeria (female)
  6. Thabo Sacolo, Swaziland (male)
  7. Clement Kyei, Ghana (male)
  8. Yami Gurmu, Ethiopia (male)

Graduates

MSC/MCOM

Name

Country

Gender

Year

Current affiliation

Mwangana, Namulula

Zambia

Female

2017

Zambia

Yvonne Mashaba

Swaziland

Female

2017

Swaziland

Megan Blore

South Africa

Female

2016

University of Pretoria

Ndhlovu, Talent

Zimbabwe

Female

2016

South Africa

Adesa Abidemi

Nigeria

Female

2016

University of Pretoria

Jacob Greffith

Lesotho

Male

2016

University of Pretoria

Nonduduzo Ndlovu

Swaziland

Female

2016

Swaziland

Julius Lebabo

Lesotho

Male

2016

Lesotho

Vilakati Zweli

Swaziland

Male

2015

Swaziland

Chibwe Edward

Zambia

Male

2014

Zambia

Linda Mahlalela

Swaziland

Male

2014

University of Pretoria

Simon Majok

S Sudan

Male

2013

Embassy of S Sudan, SA

Thabo Scolo

Swaziland

Male

2013

University of Pretoria

Terence Chibwe

Zambia

Male

2013

Zambia

Kabwe, Michael

Zambia

Male

2012

Zambia

Manuel Matsinhe

Mozambique

Male

2012

Mozambique

Shadreck Mutti

Zambia

Male

2012

Agric Limited, Zambia

Abdu-Raheem, Kamal

Nigeria

Male

2010

University of KwaZulu Natal

Wendy Engel

S Africa

Female

2009

Absa Bank, Cape Town

Peter B Ahimbisibwe

Uganda

Male

2009

NARO, Uganda

Philipa Kanyoka

Zimbabwe

Female

2008

University of Pretoria

Ntsingila, Sicengile

Swaziland

Female

2007

Swaziland

Evans Kapekele

Zambia

Male

2006

Zambia

Lwandle Mgadi

S Africa

Female

2005

South-South, Cape Town

Adele Brouwer

S Africa

Female

2005

Department of Agriculture, SA

Glwadys Gbetibouo

Ivory Coast

Female

2004

University of Pretoria

Stanley Yokwe

S Sudan

Male

2004

South Sudan

Phindile, Mbuli

Swaziland

Female

2003

World Bank, Pretoria

Temesgen Deressa

Ethiopia

Male

2003

University of Pretoria

Nicola King

S Africa

Female

2002

Mining Teck, CSIR, SA

Michela Calcatera

S Africa

Female

2002

South Africa

Lindie Beyers

S Africa

Female

2000

South Africa

 

PhD/DCOM

Name

Country

Gender

Year

Current affiliation

Gody Sanga

Tanzania

Male

2017

Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro Tanzania

Hilary Ndambiri

Kenya

Male

2017

Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya

Abbas Magboul

Sudan

Male

2016

Albayan University, Khartoum, Sudan

Tarisayi Pedzisa

Zimbabwe

Female

2016

Zimbabwe

Jackie Crafford

S Africa

Male

2016

CIC International, South Africa

Sikhweni, Ndiadivha

S Africa

Female

2014

Tshwane University of Technology, SA

Menker, Hiywot

Ethiopia

Female

2014

Tshwane University of Technology, SA

Ndunda, Ezekiel

Kenya

Male

2014

Kenyatta University, Kenya

Kuntashula, Elias

Zambia

Male

2014

University of Zambia, Zambia

Honlonkou, Albert

Benin

Male

2013

University of Benin, Cotonou

Abusin, Sanaa

Sudan

Female

2013

Consultant, Qatar

Dambala, Gelow

Ethiopia

Male

2012

Economics, University of Cape Town

Beyene, Abebe

Ethiopia

Male

2012

EARO, Ethiopia

Gbetibouo, Glwadys

Ivory Coast

Female

2011

Harvard University, USA

Deressa, Temesgen

Ethiopia

Male

2010

George Washington University, USA

Willington, Jogo

Zimbabwe

Male

2010

Bio-Versity International, Uganda

Banda, Benjamin

Malawi

Male

2010

University of Malawi

Nhemachena, Charles

Zimbabwe

Male

2009

IWMI, S Africa

Joana, James

DRC

Male

2009

University of Western Cape, S Africa

Abera, Hailu

Ethiopia

Male

2008

EARO, Ethiopia

Oyenuga, Oyenike

Nigeria

Female

2008

CSIR, S Africa

Tizale, Chillot

Ethiopia

Male

2007

EARO, Ethiopia

Birungi, Patrick

Uganda

Male

2007

University of Makerere, Uganda

Mmompelwa, G

Botswana

Male

2006

University of Botswana

Moodley, Shomenthry

S Africa

Female

2006

Deceased

Fufa, Bekabil

Ethiopia

Male

2004

Haramaya University, Ethiopia

Nakhumwa, Teddie

Malawi

Male

2004

DFID, Malawi

Alene, Arega

Ethiopia

Male

2003

IITA, Malawi

Matete, Mampiti

Lesotho

Female

2003

Land Bank, S Africa

 

Other Degree Training programs

In addition to its above resident degree training programs CEEPA supports the teaching of environmental economics specialization curricula of few other degree training programs listed below:

MSC and PhD degrees in Environmental Management-Specialization in Environmental Economics

This degree training program is offered and coordinated by the Centre for Environmental Studies (CFES) of the University of Pretoria. CEEPA staff teaches the prescribed curricula in environmental economics for this offering. Admission requirements and prescribed curricula for these programs are found at (www.up.ac.za/centre-for-environmental-studies)

Regional MA and PhD Degree Training programs

CEEPA staff and members of its network support the teaching of the environmental economics component of the curricula prescribed for regional collaborative MA and PhD degrees in economics offered and coordinated by the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC). One of the said programs, The Collaborative MA in Applied Economics (CMAE) adopted an equivalent of CEEPA’s curricula in environmental economics for one of its specialization option in natural resources economics. The joint Facility for Electives offering the CMAAE specialization courses takes place every year at the University of Pretoria campus.  Admission requirements and prescribed curricula for these programs are found at (www.aercafrica.org)

 

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