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SOE Conference 2023

Since 2017, the School of Economics (SOE) has been a driving force in fostering meaningful dialogue among students, faculty members, researchers, govt officials, and policymakers by organizing international conferences and workshops. This commitment to knowledge exchange and collaboration was distinctly showcased during the “4th International Applied Economics Conference: Climate Change – Economy, Society, and People” on October 16-17, 2023. The Director SOE Prof. Dr. Muhammad Tariq Majeed welcomed the conference participants with a brief welcome note and set the tone for the proceedings. The Worthy Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Niaz Ahmad Akhtar graced the occasion as the chief guest and grasped the conference with a sense of its purpose. Dr. Eatzaz Ahmed, an eminent professor in the field of economics,
brought his visionary expertise to the stage, leaving an indelible imprint on participants’ understanding of economic principles and policies related to climate change challenges. Prof  Dr. Bushra Yasmin, Prof. Dr. Hazir Ullah, and Prof. Dr. Abdul Rashid conducted the technical  sessions with their professional expertise. Notably, one of the technical sessions was conducted by students, showcasing their talents and creativity, including a poster competition that added a vibrant dimension to the event.
One conference session was devoted to a scholarly workshop- Investigating the causes of flood loss in mango and tomato value chains, opportunities for loss mitigation, and factors influencing behavioral change among value change partners from farm to fork. The workshop organizer Prof. Dr. Anwar Shah and his team members meticulously examined opportunities for loss mitigation and the factors influencing behavioral shifts among value chain partners. The international cadre of trainers, each a paragon of expertise, included Dr. Thilak Mallawaarachchi, Dr. Manoj Thibbotuwawa, Dr. Nouman Ejaz, Dr. Nazim Hussain Labar, Mr. Shahjahan Hashmani, Dr. Aneela Afzal, and Dr. Fatima Sharif. Their scholarly contributions added a touch of global refinement to the event.

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International Applied Economics Conference 2022