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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FLAM team and Prof. Kim

25 July 2023

Professor Donghyun Kim's Visit to IIASA strengthens ties between South Korea and the FLAM team

Jeonju University's Professor Donghyun Kim visited IIASA on July 24, 2023, to present his cutting-edge research on drone technology for smart agriculture and fire suppression and monitoring. The visit aimed to explore collaboration possibilities with the FLAM-AFE team.
Technicians installing solar panels on a roof

26 June 2023

Are we building back better yet?

With the pandemic thankfully receding in the rear-view mirror while the climate crisis looms ever larger in front of us, it’s worth remembering the calls from 2020 to “build back better”. A recent study investigated how we are progressing on achieving this ambitious goal.


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 2023. 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