Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research
The Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) is an intergovernmental network that promotes global environmental change research and capacity-building activities in the Asia-Pacific region. APN seeks to investigate long term changes in climate, ocean and terrestrial systems and explore their implications for sustainable development. It seeks to increase developing country participation in global change research, support regional cooperation on key issues and strengthen linkages between the science community and policy makers. The APN Secretariat is based in Kobe, Japan.