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In the Mekong Region, climate change poses real threat to food security

In the Mekong Region, climate change poses real threat to food security

Climate change is resulting in severe negative impacts on many food-producing areas of the Mekong Region, posing risks of food insecurity.

Q&A: First steps on implementing Agenda 2030 in Estonia

Q&A: First steps on implementing Agenda 2030 in Estonia

Eili Lepik, Adviser to the Strategy Unit of the Estonian Government Office and responsible for preparing the national review talks about Estonia's challenges of implementing the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs.

How can food systems become more sustainable?

How can food systems become more sustainable?

SEI and UNEP launch a new free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) at the United Nations Environment Assembly, focused on Southeast Asia.

Fossil fuel subsidy reform: 3 insights from a candid discussion

Fossil fuel subsidy reform: 3 insights from a candid discussion

We understand the economics. We know some successful strategies. But mastering the politics – that’s the hardest part.

Q&A: Frank Thomalla on how science and technology can support the Sendai Framework

Q&A: Frank Thomalla on how science and technology can support the Sendai Framework

SEI is part of a global effort to better align disaster risk reduction research with policy and practice – the focus of a major conference in Geneva.

SEI receives 5-star transparency ranking for third year running

SEI receives 5-star transparency ranking for third year running

SEI has again topped an international ranking for transparency among major think tanks. The 2016 report published by Transparify scored 200 influential think tanks in 47 countries.

Q&A: Niall O’Connor on leading SEI’s Asia Centre

Q&A: Niall O’Connor on leading SEI’s Asia Centre

As he takes the helm in Bangkok, the new Centre Director sees learning, dialogue and partnerships as crucial to long-term success.

Forest degradation sharply undercuts benefit of Brazil Amazon conservation

Forest degradation sharply undercuts benefit of Brazil Amazon conservation

A new study finds that in the state of Pará alone, selective logging, road-building, fires and other disturbances have reduced biodiversity as much as clearing 92,000–139,000 km2 of pristine forest.

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SEI's Asia Centre in Bangkok plays a key role in sustainable development issues such as energy, water resources, atmospheric pollution, sustainable livelihoods and climate change.

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254 Chulalongkorn University,
Chulalongkorn Soi 64,
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Bangkok, 10330
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Centre Director:
Niall O'Connor

Press contact:
Rajesh Daniel

General questions:
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