Pam Jagger will give a talk on her work on household energy in Malawi and Rwanda. Jagger, a professor of public policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, conducts research on the livelihood impacts of natural resource management policies and projects in sub-Saharan Africa. Jagger leads the Forest Use, Energy and Livelihoods (FUEL) lab at UNC. FUEL lab research focuses on institutional innovations and the implications of institutional change in the forestry and energy sectors for welfare outcomes in Africa. Jagger has worked at the International Food Policy Research Institute, Resources for the Future and the World Bank. She has 15 years of applied research experience and has conducted socioeconomic surveys in Ethiopia, Malawi, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
This talk is part of the Thursday Jama series sponsored by the Carolina Seminar in African Ecology and Social Processes. The Thursday Jama is open to all area faculty and graduate students in any discipline. Light refreshments will be served and the event is free. Please contact Stacey Sewall for more information.