Research Links 2013

Research-linksWe are pleased to announce the accepted proposals for 2013.

SSEESS Research Links

This grant aims to enhance the collaboration between scientists affiliated with a Swedish research institute and scientists from developing countries who together conduct research on Global Environmental Change (GEC). This grant is expected to help such North–South collaborations to have a long legacy.


The focus areas of SSEESS Research Links can differ from year to year.

Focus areas 2013

The 2013 grants supported especially those research collaborations that address the Grand Challenges of sustainability in the context of the three ICSU regional offices (Africa, Asia and Pacific, and/or Latin America and the Caribbean).

Grantees and their proposals

  •  Urenja Shepherd, Swedish International Centre of Education for Sustainable Development (SWEDESD), Gotland UniversitySustainable Urban Transport in Pune, India- Using Collaborative Conceptual Mapping and Collaborative Learning
  • Han Guovi, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)Bridging Knowledge and Action in Disaster Risk Reduction: Innovative Disaster Response Training System Development in Western China
  • Genene Mulugeta, Baltic University Program, Uppsala University ICSU-ROA/SAUNET proposal on reducing risk on Hazards and Disaster in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Anders Jägerskog, Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI)Change in water resources due to climate change in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Bahram Moshfegh, Department of Engineering and Management, Linköping UniversityAchieving a sustainable energy future in Latin America and Caribbean