Call for Proposals Under the CRRP & CAPaBLE Programmes at APN, Japan: Submit by Nov 10

By: Gurjit Kaur | 10 Oct 2019 12:26 PM

The APN invites proposals under the Collaborative Regional Research Programme (CRRP) and the Capacity Development Programme (CAPaBLE) for funding from September 2020. A limited amount of financial support is available for regional research and capacity development activities that fall within its areas of interest.

  • Climate change and climate variability and their related impacts (climate projections/downscaling, extreme events, DRR, monsoon, etc.)
  • Ecosystem-based adaptation and disaster risk reduction
  • Smart agriculture (resource allocation, livestock, food, technology transfer, innovation, extension, etc.)
  • Transboundary issues (pollution, water quality, human health, fisheries and microplastics, invasive species, waste management, etc.)
  • Transition towards a sustainable future
  • Water, food and energy security
  • Improving the quality of climate change projections to address climate change impacts at national and subregional levels
  • Extreme events related to monsoon and climate change
  • Climate change and impacts on human health (physical and mental health)
  • Coastal erosion and increasing risk to infrastructure
  • Climate change adaptation due to increased flood, drought and wildfire events
  • Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) in the context of international processes such as IPBES, IPCC, NOWPAP, AP-PLAT, etc.
  • Increasing the resilience of indigenous and local communities to climate-induced impacts
  • Addressing knowledge gaps on social vulnerability due to the impact of a changing climate and unsustainable use of biodiversity
  • Technology transfer for smart agriculture and food security
  • Policy-relevant research on the implementation of nationally determined contributions (NDCs)
  • Energy efficiency, GHG emissions reduction, facilitation of adoption of related mitigation policies
  • Impacts of microplastics; research on new materials to combat microplastics
  • Transboundary air pollution and its impacts on human health
Important date

Summary Proposals must be completed and submitted by Sunday, 10 November 2019, 23:59:59 JST.


Researchers, academics, practitioners working in institutions based in APN member country and approved country is eligible to apply for APN grant. Details of eligibility criteria are outlined in the Guide for Proponent.

  • For CRRP call for proposals, go to this page.
  • For CAPaBLE call for proposals, check out this page.

For more details, click here.

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