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Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is  Senior Climate Economist & Researcher Sam Vosper at University of cambridge.


Embark on a comprehensive journey through the intricate landscape of environmental impact assessment with our course, "Assessing Environmental Impacts." This program is designed to equip participants with the essential knowledge and skills needed to understand, identify, and mitigate the effects of human activities on the environment. From fundamental principles and frameworks to advanced techniques such as quantitative impact assessment and biodiversity evaluation, the course covers a wide array of topics. Participants will delve into case studies, explore stakeholder engagement strategies, and gain insights into the integration of environmental considerations into large-scale projects. Whether you're a novice or an experienced professional, this course provides a thorough exploration of the methodologies, tools, and interdisciplinary approaches essential for assessing and addressing environmental impacts. Engage in real-world applications through a capstone project, ensuring practical insights that can be applied to diverse environmental challenges.

At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the eductor indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.

Assessing Environmental Impacts, by Sam Vosper

  • Sam is an affiliated Lecturer in the Department of Land Economy where he primarily supervises the MPhil in Environmental Policy programme and Paper 5 of the undergraduate Tripos. He is an applied environmental/development economist by training and completed his PhD at the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge. His PhD thesis titled: Microfinance and Mobile phones: an economic analysis of the perceptions, management and measurement of environmental risk in rural Kenya, was supervised by C-EENRG Fellows Shaun Larcom and Andreas Kontoleon. He was a recent recipient of the McKinsey Risk Prize (2020) and a finalist for the Cambridge Society for Applied Research (CSAR) Award (2022). Previously, Sam has worked as an economic advisor on climate change issues in Southern Africa.

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