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Approved New Projects for Fiscal Year 2020 (July 2020 – June 2021)

APN’s 43rd Steering Committee (SC) Meeting took place remotely in Kobe, Japan on 17th July 2020.  The meeting approved the proposals listed below for funding. We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate successful proponents and thank all proponents for their continued interest in, and support of, APN and its activities. More information will be provided to successful proponents, shortly. 

Collaborative Regional Research Programme (CRRP)

  1. CRRP2019-FP01-Deepagoda: Greenhouse gas emissions from paddy ecosystems (GREPEC): Critical windows of water and gas diffusivity
  2. CRRP2019-FP02-Mcevoy: Marginalised voices matter: Towards community-led resilience scorecards for the Asia-Pacific region 
  3. CRRP2019-FP06-Wang: Transboundary transport of microplastics through atmospheric and oceanic currents in East Asia 
  4. CRRP2019-FP07-Virdis: Climate change risk assessment for Southeast Asian lakes (CCRASEAL) 
  5. CRRP2019-FP08-Srivastava: Protecting ecosystems and livelihoods of the Sundarbans, a World Heritage site: Assessing the impact of natural hazards on forest-based ecosystem services
  6. CRRP2019-FP12-He: Urban water management and flood risk reduction: A platform to share integrated sustainable practices in Asian coastal countries 
  7. CRRP2019-FP14-Sethi: Integrated climate action planning (ICLAP) 2050 tool in Asia-Pacific cities  
  8. CRRP2019-FP16-Shaw: Developing urban-rural partnerships framework to mitigate climate-induced water availability impacts on food, energy and water (FEW) security at the regional level  
  9. CRRP2019-FP17-Loh: Investigating the impacts of human activities and climate change on mangrove systems in East and Southeast Asia 
  10. CRRP2019-FP20-Kantoush: Integrated flood and sediment management in river basins for sustainable development

Capacity Development Programme (CAPaBLE)

  1. CBA2019-FP01-Kohsaka: Enhancing capacities of local stakeholders in Coral Triangle in managing blue carbon ecosystems for climate mitigation and adaptation
  2. CBA2019-FP03-Higelin: Connecting women-led local realities with the global discourse on climate adaptation and DRR: interrogating women’s lived experiences in Cambodia and Vanuatu
  3. CBA2019-FP06-Idris: Sustained capacity building among early-career researchers towards climate resilience by effective ocean monitoring through  satellite remote sensing
  4. CBA2019-FP07-Lee: WCRP workshop on extremes in climate prediction ensembles (ExCPEns)
  5. CBA2019-FP11-Verma: Capacity development programme on air quality management and emission reduction of PM2.5 for ASEAN countries 
  6. CBA2019-FP13-Raskin: Conservation of Indonesian endangered plant resources for human health: Enhancing scientific capacity and strengthening science-based policymaking in Indonesia 
  7. CBA2019-FP16-Le: Towards sustainable mangrove-shrimp aquaculture through capacity building and partnerships in the Mekong River Delta 
  8. CBA2019-FP17-Babel: Building capacities for water security assessment in Asian cities
  9. CBA2019-FP19-Dey: Building capacities among AP-PLAT partners in the ‘science of pricing ecosystem services’ for enabling ecosystem-based adaptation for a sustainable future
  10. CBA2019-FP20-Mizuno: Development of an adaptation communication framework mainstreaming indigenous and local knowledge for the Hindu-Kush Himalayan Region
  11. CBA2019-FP21-Samek: Ecosystem services measurement and monitoring tools supporting KPH and community forest management in Aceh, Indonesia

Collaborative Research for Early-Career Scientists (CRECS) 

  1. CRECS2019-FP01-Tseren-Ochir: Sulphur isotopic approach on sources and production of urban atmospheric particulate matter in East Asia 
  2. CRECS2019-FP03-Ahamad: Particulate matter source apportionment in Malaysia using source tagging modeling approach to quantify transboundary air pollution: A comparative analysis between haze and non-haze periods
  3. CRECS2019-FP04-Novalia: Enhancing local capacity for implementing transboundary revitalization policies for the Citarum river 
  4. CRECS2019-FP08-Seah: The impacts of Himalaya’s glacier melting on arsenic mass balance and its mobility in Mekong and Salween sub-region groundwater
  5. CRECS2019-FP09-Khadgi: Influence of transboundary air pollutants into the atmosphere of Kathmandu, Nepal