Asia Pacific Adaptation Network

The Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN) is a regional programme for managing and applying adaptation knowledge in the region, and supports governments and other organisations working on adaptation, with special emphases on the management of knowledge and capacity building. 

Subject area
Level of focus on subject areas: L - Low, M - Medium, H - High
Language and access

Google Translator: 



  • English
Level of experitse needed to make best use of the platform
Ideal minimum bandwidth required to make best use of the platform
Geographic coverage
Regions and countries covered by the initiative

Global focus: 



  • Asia
  • Australasia
Contact Details
For host or main institution

Contact Email: 

Partners include
Target Audience

Audience geographic focus: 

  • Regional

Audience role: 

  • Academics/Scientists
  • Government decision-makers
  • International agencies
  • Practitioners
Content Categories

Available Formats: 

  • Case studies/Project profiles
  • Data visualisation/mapping
  • News and events
  • Research findings/reports

Special content types: 

  • Ask an expert
  • Case studies/Project profiles
  • Chat
  • Data visualisation/mapping
  • Discussion boards
  • Discussions
  • Email distribution list
  • Facebook
  • News and Events
  • Newsletter
  • Research findings/reports
  • RSS
  • Twitter
  • Video


  • Academic
  • Automatically aggregated
  • Government Documents
  • Research institutions
  • User-generated
Access: High
Level of emphasis on providing access to knowledge
Share: Medium
Emphasis on allowing sharing of knowledge by users