Director of the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Guyana, Dr. Paulette Bynoe, has been granted a British Chevening Fellowship to pursue a developmental course on the Economics of Climate Change at Cambridge University.The prestigious Chevening Fellowship programme is aimed at mid-career professionals with several years’ experience who are in positions of leadership and influence.The Economics of Climate Change course, is particularly high demanding, given the global importance of the consequences of climate change, is a flagship fellowship programme geared specifically to ensuring that learning can be applied upon return to the fellows’ home country.Fellows will gain a background in environmental economics,Authentic Jerseys Cheap
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