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Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research

Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research

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Project • 2002-18

Sustainable Livelihoods and Biodiversity in the Uplands of Southeast Asia: A Multi-cultural Assessment of Resilience, Risks and Opportunities

This project involved a planning meeting, five case studies, and a synthesis meeting. There were several significant outcomes of this project. It established research networks and institutional networks in a region that did not previously have a strong research infrastructure in this field. It linked global change in a very effective way with issues of sustainable development. It offered training in methods and approaches for integrative research, coupling biophysical and human dimensions and creating a basis for the comparison of case studies (i.e., a case studies guide). It produced a scientific product in the format of a book and implemented a successful follow-up project.

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