IMBeR is delighted to announce its latest endorsed project: CREPSUM – Collaborative Research and Education Project in Southeast Asia for Sustainable Use of Marine Ecosystems.
CREPSUM is a three-year project coordinated by Prof. Hiroaki SAITO at the Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, funded by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) under its Core-to-Core Program. The project team was developed based on long-term collaboration of member countries, and more than 200 scientists join the CREPSUM from Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam.
Goals of CREPSUM are:
- Establish an international science and educational network for the Southeast Asia marine ecosystem
- Progress marine ecosystem studies on emergent issues for conservation and sustainable use of marine ecosystem services in Southeast Asia.
- Contribute to UN Decade of Ocean Sciences and UN SDG 14 “Life below water” by preparing best scientific knowledge.
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