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Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research

Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research

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Regional research

A key pillar of APN's science agenda

Through the competitive Collaborative Regional Research Programme (CRRP), we promote regional research that has potential to improve our understanding of global change and its implications while contributing to a sound scientific basis for policymaking in areas affected by global change. Under this pillar, APN supports collaborative research that contributes to the evolving science-policy arena, including the UNFCCC Paris Agreement, IPCC, IPBES, post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals, Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the UN Decade of Ocean Science as well as ongoing and new global change and sustainability research programmes.

Examples of CRRP activities fall under the following categories:

  1. Collaborative research on global change and sustainability that, particularly, addresses gaps, analysis, synthesis and assessment.
  2. Collaborative research that develops pathways and mechanisms to achieve progress towards global change and sustainable development and develop adaptation strategies.
  3. Collaborative place-based integrative research particularly from developing countries.
  4. Collaborative research that is co-designed with stakeholders (non-academic) and has actionable outcomes.

Latest regional research projects

Project • CRRP2021-01MY-Wee

Development of environmental DNA reference database for coastal resource management of Southeast Asian mangroves

Project • CRRP2021-02MY-Latif

Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on air quality of the Monsoon Asia region: Crosscountry assessment and facilitating policy

Project • CRYS2017-02SY-Almaden

Multidimensional indicators of adaptive capacity of rice farming households to address salt water intrusion in the Philippines and Viet Nam

Project • CRRP2017-01MY-Marcotullio

Tracking influences of Asian urban GHG emissions for sustainability policies: Identifying low carbon pathways to meet the Paris Agreement

Project • CRRP2017-07SY-Farzaneh

Multiple Benefits Assessment of the Low Emission Development Strategies in Asia Pacific Cities

Project • CRRP2020-07MY-Deepagoda

Greenhouse gas emissions from paddy ecosystems (GREPEC): Critical windows of water and gas diffusivity

Project • CRRP2020-08MY-Srivastava

Protecting ecosystems and livelihoods of the Sundarbans, a World Heritage site: Assessing the impact of natural hazards on forest-based ecosystem services

Project • CRRP2020-10SY-Ha

Upland households’ decision making in climate change adaptation to enhance food security in Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam

Project • CRRP2020-05MY-Shaw

Developing urban-rural partnerships framework to mitigate climate-induced water availability impacts on food, energy and water (FEW) security at regional level

Project • CRRP2020-02MY-Virdis

Climate change risk assessment for Southeast Asian lakes (CCRASEAL)

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Project • CRRP2021-01MY-Wee

Development of environmental DNA reference database for coastal resource management of Southeast Asian mangroves

Project • CRRP2021-02MY-Latif

Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on air quality of the Monsoon Asia region: Crosscountry assessment and facilitating policy

Project • CRYS2017-02SY-Almaden

Multidimensional indicators of adaptive capacity of rice farming households to address salt water intrusion in the Philippines and Viet Nam

Project • CRRP2017-01MY-Marcotullio

Tracking influences of Asian urban GHG emissions for sustainability policies: Identifying low carbon pathways to meet the Paris Agreement

Project • CRRP2017-07SY-Farzaneh

Multiple Benefits Assessment of the Low Emission Development Strategies in Asia Pacific Cities

Project • CRRP2020-07MY-Deepagoda

Greenhouse gas emissions from paddy ecosystems (GREPEC): Critical windows of water and gas diffusivity

Project • CRRP2020-08MY-Srivastava

Protecting ecosystems and livelihoods of the Sundarbans, a World Heritage site: Assessing the impact of natural hazards on forest-based ecosystem services

Project • CRRP2020-10SY-Ha

Upland households’ decision making in climate change adaptation to enhance food security in Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam

Project • CRRP2020-05MY-Shaw

Developing urban-rural partnerships framework to mitigate climate-induced water availability impacts on food, energy and water (FEW) security at regional level

Project • CRRP2020-02MY-Virdis

Climate change risk assessment for Southeast Asian lakes (CCRASEAL)