Prizes, awards and grants
Sem Duijndam won the Vrije Universiteit 2019 master thesis award for his ERM research on the economic assessment of the Simson Bay Lagoon in Sint Maarten. His work is currently being used to determine Sint Maarten’s environmental policy.
An international team of researchers and organisations, including IVM’s Jeroen Aerts, Anne van Loon, Dim Coumou and Toon Haer, has been awarded over €6.7m from EU Horizon 2020 to help tackle food and water insecurity in the Horn of Africa Drylands (HAD). The DOWN2EARTH project aims to help rural East African communities adapt to climate change using state-of-the-art predictions of water scarcity and food insecurity.