Lancang-Mekong River Basin

10 June 2024

Analyzing the benefits of transboundary cooperation in the Lancang-Mekong River Basin

A new study conducted by IIASA researchers and their colleagues highlights that cooperation in infrastructure operation between countries surrounding the Lancang-Mekong River Basin could bring major economic and environmental co-benefits.
Bangkok, Thailand at the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and Grand Palace at dusk

11 November 2022

Wolfgang Lutz receives prestigious honorary doctorate

On Thursday, 10 November 2022, Interim IIASA Deputy Director General for Science, Wolfgang Lutz, received an Honorary Doctorate of Arts in Demography from Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field of demography.
New oil palm map to inform policy and landscape-level planning

30 March 2021

New oil palm map to inform policy and landscape-level planning

IIASA researchers have used Sentinel 1 satellite imagery from the European Space Agency to produce a map of the extent and year of detection of oil palm plantations in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand that will help policymakers and other stakeholders understand trends in oil palm expansion to inform landscape-level planning.


01 October 2023

The cost of inaction: tackling air pollution in the ASEAN region

Policy Brief #40, October 2023. Quantifying the cost of inaction can help promote action on air pollution in the ASEAN region with benefits for health, climate change, and sustainable development.
Air pollution

07 November 2022

A fair climate

Policy Brief #35, October 2022. Sharing mitigation fairly between countries doesn’t have to be expensive.


Concept of disaster plan

Promoting disaster preparedness and resilience by co‐developing stakeholder support tools for managing the systemic risk of compounding disasters (PARATUS)