ISAP2012: Low Carbon Asia Research Network (LoCARNet) Kick-off Meeting

■ Date: 23 July 2012
■ Venue: PACIFICO YOKOHAMA, Kanagawa, Japan
*This is a closed expart meeting
■ Organizer
– LoCARNet/ LCS-RNet Secretariat
– Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
In cooperation with National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)

Eight leading LCS researchers in Asian countries including China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Thailand and Viet Nam, Two from International organizations such as ADB, APN and JICA, and eight researchers from Japan, 3 from Japanese Ministries participated in the discussion of the Meeting. LoCARNet aims to formulate and better enable the implementation of science-based policies for low-carbon development in the region to facilitate the realisation of a low-carbon and sustainable society, and will be expected to become an autonomous researchers’ network based on south-south cooperation in the region in the near future. Through the meeting, the participants had a frank exchange on LoCARNet, not only on its substantial activities in the future, but also on its organisational architecture, operation, management, etc together with researchers in this region and those concerned. The outcomes of the Meeting was reported in the International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP) 2012 organized by IGES

About LoCARNet
( LoCARNet_leaflet)

IPCC Chair, Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), IndiaProfessor, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India
Director of Energy Research Institute (ERI), National Development and Reform Commission, China
Professor, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia
Professor, Thammasat University, Thailand
Professor, Universiti Technologi Malaysia
Head, Department of Integrated Research, ISPONRE in MONRE, Viet Nam
Professor, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)
Professor, Kyoto University, Japan
Researcher, National Institute of Environmental Study (NIES), Japan
Researcher, IGES, Japan
Vice President, Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Ministry of Environment Japan (MOEJ)
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) Secretariat
LCS-RNet/LoCARNet Secretariat

Archive (English)