START Southeast Asia Regional Committee
Type of Structure: network / framework activity
Regional Scope: regional in the area: Asia
Parent Organisations: START
Child Organisations:
Duration : 1993 to present
Contact Address: Chao-Han Liu
Chancellor of the University System of Taiwan
Environmental Research Studies
National Central University
Chung Li, 32054
Phone: +886 3 426 4822
FAX: +886 3 426 3204
e-Mail: chliu2(at)

holding an official function in START-Southeast-Asia

General information and objectives

For several decades, the rates of economic growth, industrialization, urbanization and globalization have been faster in the Southeast Asia region than in most parts of the world. Together with continuing poverty and a steady rise in the population, this increase in economic activity has been exerting a great pressure on the region’s natural resources. Critical environmental change issues of high priority include adaptation to global change, the monsoon system, food and water security, coastal and forest degradation, air quality, sustainable development, loss of biodiversity, and climate variability. START’s research and capacity building activities in Southeast Asia address these issues.

For further details, link to the START-Southeast-Asia Home Page

Last update: 8/23/10
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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