Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research

APN is a network of member country governments (membership of 22 member countries as of March 2010) that promotes global change research in the region, increases developing country involvement in that research, and strengthens interactions between the science community and policy-makers.

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

Google Translator: 



  • English
  • Japanese
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: 



  • Australasia
  • Central Asia
  • East Asia
  • South Asia
  • South East Asia
Contact Details
For host or main institution

Contact Address: 

APN Secretariat, East Building, 4F, 1-5-2 Wakinohama Kaigan Dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe 651-0073, Japan

Contact Telephone: 

+81 78 230 8017

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: 

  • Case studies/Project profiles
  • Data visualisation/mapping
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn profile
  • Mapping
  • News and Events
  • Newsletter
  • RSS
  • RSS feeds
  • Twitter


  • Editorial content
  • Government Documents
  • Research institutions
Access: High
Level of emphasis on providing access to knowledge
Emphasis on allowing sharing of knowledge by users