Research Links 2014

Research-linksWe are pleased to announce the accepted proposals for 2014.

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 2014

The 2014 grants supported especially those research collaborations that link the regional priorities from the three ICSU regional offices (Africa, Asia and Pacific, order and/or Latin America and the Caribbean) with the research themes of the Future Earth.

Grantees and their proposals

  • Anneli Ekblom, Uppsala UniversityLong-term climate variability, landcover change and ecosystem dynamics in southern Africa
  • Johan Boman, University of GothenburgExposure to Urban Air pollution and its Impacts in Low-Income Settings in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Håkan Berg, Stockholm UniversityDiversified livelihoods for climate change adaptation and biodiversity conservation in selected ASEAN heritage parks and biosphere reserves
  • Erik Karltun, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences – Linking biodiversity, productivity and climate change adaptation & mitigation
  • Sara Brogaard, Lund UniversitySustainable Energy: Exploring the sustainability of the community-run hydropower development in Nepal
  • Richard Bradshaw, Lund UniversityMitigatioN Of future FIRE impact in SE Asia and India (NOFIRE)
  • Zeinab Noureddine Tag-Eldeen, KTHUnifying Innovative Knowledge across Disciplines for City Resilience