Dr. Wasike is the immediate past Research Manager at the African Economic Research Consortium (www.aercafrica.org) based in Nairobi, Kenya. AERC is a not-for-profit Pan-African institution dedicated to enabling the advancement of economic policy research and training in Africa. He provided support to intellectual leadership, strategic direction, and management of the AERC research programmes. The emphasis of his work was on collaborative research, commissioned studies and special workshops.
Wilson’s primary focus is on developing a framework for introducing a carbon pricing instrument within the context of the National Green Fiscal Incentives Policy Framework for Kenya. The work package complements the work of the GFIK and its objective is to support Kenya’s Climate Finance Unit at the National Treasury and Planning Directorate with the development of a carbon market, to propose its implementation modality and to provide the Unit with technical assistance on drafting position papers about Article 6 of the Paris Agreement for the country’s climate change negotiations.