The African Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AFAERE) is an international scientific association whose main purpose is to promote research, capacity building, collaboration, information sharing, advocacy, visibility and impact of environmental and natural resource economics.

The specific aims of the Association are:

(a) to contribute to the development and application of environmental and resource economics as a science in Africa,

(b) to encourage and improve communication between teachers, researchers and students in environmental and resource economics in the different African countries,

(c) to develop and encourage cooperation between university level teaching institutions and research institutions in Africa,

(d) to promote policy relevant research and interaction that assist policy goals and mandates consistent with the achievement of the environmental and resource economics components of Africa’s development.