Korea (Republic of)

The National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) is the National Member Organization (NMO) representing Korean membership of IIASA as well as funding IIASA’s annual membership fee.

Main areas of collaborations: 

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Identifying measures to reduce air pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions

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Research to support green growth in Korea

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Improving the early warning of forest fires and the ecosystem value of forests in Korea

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Studying the vulnerabilities and sources of resilience of the Korean economy and society 

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Advancing energy and integrated assessment modeling in Korea

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  Analyzing global water challenges


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04 December 2022

Celebrating 50 years of global collaboration

Options Magazine, Winter 2022: IIASA organized a series of celebratory activities with its member organizations throughout 2022 to celebrate 50 years of groundbreaking systems analysis research and opportunities to strengthen partnerships and collaborations with the global scientific community.

07 November 2022

Promising climate progress

Policy Brief #34, October 2022. Recent net-zero pledges could take the world a long way towards meeting the Paris climate goals, but an ambition gap remains.
Promising climate progress

29 November 2021

An analysis of forest management in the Republic of Korea

Options Winter 2021: While urbanization is a common cause of biodiversity decline, the Republic of Korea has managed to maintain its biodiversity during its rapid economic development. IIASA researcher Florian Kraxner and colleagues analyzed the persistence of plants in the country and constructed future scenarios to better prepare for the pressures of climate change.
Cityscape of Seoul