Scope Asia Pacific regional and subregional assessment

2b Chapter 1
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
Madhav Karki Nepal Chair
Sonali Senaratna Sellamuttu International Water Management Institute Ramsar Convention Secretariat Chair
Kimihiko Hyakumura Kyushu University Japan Coordinating Lead Author
Ryo Kohsaka Kanazawa University Japan Coordinating Lead Author
Lars Opgenoorth University of Marburg/ International Biogeography Society Germany Lead Author
Kwai Hin Han WWF Malaysia Malaysia Lead Author
Jedediah Brodie University of British Columbia Canada Lead Author
Randolph Thaman University of the South Pacific, Fiji Fiji Lead Author
Alexandros Gasparatos University of Tokyo United Nations University-Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability Lead Author
Osamu Saito United Nations University Japan Lead Author
Beria Leimona World Agroforestry Centre Indonesia Lead Author
Gautam Talukdar Wildlife Institute of india India Lead Author
Sadegh Sadeghi Zadegan Department of Environment Iran (Islamic Republic of) Lead Author
Wu Jianyong Gao Jixi China Lead Author
Siti Suriawati Isa Universiti Putra Malaysia Malaysia Lead Author
Paolo Magni National Research Concil of Italy EUROMARINE european consortium Lead Author
Ram Prasad Chaudhary Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur Nepal Review editor
Jane Glavan Environment Agency Abu Dhabi/AGEDI Review editor
Felicia Permata Sari Lasmana Daemeter Consulting Daemeter Consulting Fellow
2b Chapter 2
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
Yeo Chang Youn Seoul National University Republic of Korea Coordinating Lead Author
Asha Rajvanshi Wildlife Institute of India India Coordinating Lead Author
Kirsten Jane Davies Macquarie University Australia Coordinating Lead Author
Awang Noor Abd Ghani Universiti Putra Malaysia Malaysia Lead Author
Hishmi Jamil Husain SWEES SWEES Lead Author
Mirza Dikari Kusrini Bogor Agricultural University Indonesia Lead Author
Kaoru Ichikawa United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability United Nations University-Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability Lead Author
Mahdi Kolahi City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Environmental Monitoring Association of Iran Lead Author
Yuko Onishi Research Institute for Humanity and Nature Japan Lead Author
Harpinder Sandhu Flinders University Australia Australia Lead Author
Ram Pandit University of Western Australia Nepal Lead Author
Andy Choi National Institute of Ecology, Republic of Korea Republic of Korea Lead Author
Rosie Cooney International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Lead Author
Ambika Prasad Gautam Kathmandu Forestry College IUCN Nepal Lead Author
Judith Fisher Fisher Research Pty Ltd Australia Lead Author
Shalini Dhyani CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute India Lead Author
Ather Masoodi Higher Education Department, Govt. of J & K India Lead Author
Jae Chun Choe National Institute of Ecology Republic of Korea Lead Author
Sathyapalan Jyothis Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS) Hyderabad India Lead Author
Chuluun Togtohyn National University of Mongolia Liaison expert
Soojin Park Seoul National University Republic of Korea Liaison expert
Mostafa Panahi Science and Research Branch/IAU Review editor
Mohd Shahwahid Haji Othman Universiti Putra Malaysia Review editor
Amani Al Assaf University of Jordan- Faculty of Agriculture University of Jordan Fellow
2b Chapter 3
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
_ Faridah Hanum Binti Ibrahim Universiti Putra Malaysia Malaysia Coordinating Lead Author
Tetsukazu Yahara Graduate School of Sciences, Kyushu University Japan Coordinating Lead Author
Gopal Rawat Director WII India Coordinating Lead Author
Chelladurai Raghunathan Zoological Survey of India India Lead Author
Franck Courchamp CNRS France Lead Author
Mounir Abi Said Lebanese University Lebanon Lead Author
Chad Hewitt University of Waikato University of Waikato Lead Author
Tanveer Hussain Virtual University of Pakistan Virtual University of Pakistan Lead Author
Gopinathan Maheswaran Zoological Survey of India Zoological Survey of India Lead Author
Tri Haryoko Research Center for Biology-Indonesian Institute of Sciences Indonesia Lead Author
Richard Corlett Chinese Academy of Sciences International Biogeography Society (IBS) Lead Author
Jeremy Piggott University of Otago University of Otago Lead Author
Tadashi Miyashita University of Tokyo Japan Lead Author
Anil Mohapatra Zoological Survey of India Zoological Survey of India Lead Author
Taku Kadoya National Institute for Environmental Stuides Japan Lead Author
Hendrik Freitag Ateneo de Manila University Ateneo de Manila Lead Author
Brett Murphy University of Melbourne Australia Lead Author
Takehisa Yamakita Japan Agency for Marine Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) Japan Lead Author
Tohru Nakashizuka Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University Japan Lead Author
Andrew Sheppard CSIRO Australia Lead Author
Yoshihisa Shirayama Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) Japan Lead Author
B. Mohan Kumar Indian Council of Agricultural Research India Lead Author
Noriko Takamura National Institute for Environmental Studies Japan Lead Author
Ranbeer Rawal Director, G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment & Development (GBPIHED) India Lead Author
Rong Dai Nanjing Institute of Environmental Sciences, Ministry of Environmental Protection of China China Liaison expert
Yowhan Son Korea Unviersity Republic of Korea Liaison expert
San Thwin University of Forestry Myanmar Liaison expert
Muenir Oeztuerk Universiti Putra Malaysia Turkey Review editor
Kazuhiko Takeuchi The University of Tokyo - Integrated Research System for Sustainablility Science(IR3S) Review editor
Catherine Mitra Febria Oabel University of Canterbury University of Canterbury Fellow
Aidin Niamir Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Institute Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Center Fellow
2b Chapter 4
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
Changyong Wang Nanjing Institute of Environmental Sciences, Ministry of Environmental Protection of China China Coordinating Lead Author
Yousef Alhafedh King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology Saudi Arabia Coordinating Lead Author
Ning Wu Internatinal Centre for Integrated Mountain Development International Center for Integrated Mountain Development Coordinating Lead Author
Satoru Okubo Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, NARO Japan Lead Author
Rajiv Kumar Chaturvedi Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore India Lead Author
Ayumi Onuma Keio University Japan Lead Author
Guruswamy Srinivasan Zoological Survey of India India Lead Author
Priyanka Kohli The Energy and Resources Institute, University India Lead Author
Takakazu Yumoto Kyoto University Japan Lead Author
Anne Gaelle Ausseil Landcare Research New Zealand Lead Author
Chris Turney University of New South Wales International Council for Science Lead Author
Jan Christoph Axmacher UCL - University College London International Biogeography Society (IBS) Lead Author
Subramanian Kumarapuram Apadodharan Zoological Survey of India Zoological Survey of India Lead Author
Hsing Juh Lin National Chung Hsing University International Council for Science Lead Author
Josef Settele Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ Germany Lead Author
Linda Broadhurst Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) Australia Liaison expert
P. C. Abhilash Banaras Hindu University India Liaison expert
Eun Shik Kim Kookmin University Review editor
Weiguo Sang Beijing Forest Ecosystem Research Station Chinese Academy of Sciences China Review editor
Yuanyuan Zhang MEP/FECO Foreign Economic Cooperation Office, Ministry of Environmental Protection of China Fellow
2b Chapter 5
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
Haripriya Gundimeda Indian Institute of Technology Bombay India Coordinating Lead Author
Shunsuke Managi Kyushu University Japan Coordinating Lead Author
Philip Riordan University of Oxford The Wildlife Institute, Beijing Coordinating Lead Author
Suneetha Mazhenchery Subramanian UNU-Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability United Nations University-Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability Lead Author
Ruchi Badola Wildlife Institute of India India Lead Author
Shizuka Hashimoto University of Tokyo Japan Lead Author
Choong Ki Kim Korea Environment Institute (KEI) Republic of Korea Lead Author
Nidhi Verma ICAR- NBPGR,New Delhi India Lead Author
Hiroya Yamano National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan Japan Lead Author
Bishwa Nath Oli Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation, Government of Nepal Nepal Lead Author
Jun Wu Nanjing Institute of Environmental Sciences (NIES) China Lead Author
Reiichiro Ishii Research Institute for Humanity and Nature Japan Lead Author
Mohd Tajuddin Abdullah Universiti Malaysia Terengganu International Council for Science Lead Author
Myron Shekelle Western Washington University International Biogeography Society (IBS) Lead Author
Sinkyu Kang Kangwon National University Republic of Korea Liaison expert
Simone Maynard Australian National University Australia Liaison expert
Haigen Xu Nanjing Institute of Environmental Sciences, Ministry of Environmental Protection of China China Liaison expert
Nijavalli H. Ravindranath Center for Sustainable Technologies, Indian Institute of Science India Liaison expert
Jonathan Anticamara Institute of Biology, University of the Philippines - Diliman Review editor
Hiroyuki Matsuda Yokohama National University Japan Review editor
Sonali Ghosh Dr VB Mathur WILDLIFE INSTITUTE OF INDIA Fellow
2b Chapter 6
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
Shyam Sharma Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Govt of India India Coordinating Lead Author
Amjad Tahir Virk Ministry of Climate Change Pakistan Coordinating Lead Author
Lilibeth Acosta Michlik German Development Institute International Council for Science Coordinating Lead Author
Ove Hoegh Guldberg University of Queensland IPCC Lead Author
Ritesh Kumar Wetlands International South Asia Ramsar Convention Secretariat Lead Author
Zara Phang WWF Malaysia Malaysia Lead Author
Nicolas Pascal CNRS - EPHE France Lead Author
Jerome Spaggiari Atelier phusis France Lead Author
Malvika Onial UNESCO C2C, Wildlife Institute of India India Lead Author
Tohru Ikeda Hokkaido University Japan Lead Author
Ganesh Raj Joshi Central Department of Environmental Sciences, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu Nepal Lead Author
Koichi Kuriyama Kyoto University Japan Lead Author
Mitsutaku Makino Fisheries Research Agency, Japan Japan Lead Author
Tianbao Qin Research Institute of Environmental Law, Wuhan University China Lead Author
Kimiko Okabe Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute Japan Lead Author
Md Saiful Karim Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology Australia Lead Author
Noraini Binti Mohd Tamin University of Malaysia Malaysia Liaison expert
Ravishankar Thupalli Independent International Forest Biodiversity, ABS and Community Development Consultant India Liaison expert
Mokhlesur Rahman Center for Natural Resource Studies (CNRS) Review editor
Yasuo Takahashi Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) Institute for Global Environmental Strategies Fellow
2b Other
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
Asghar Mohammadi Fazel ECO-IEST Bureau expert group member
Youngbae Suh Seoul National University Bureau expert group member
Saw Leng Guan Forest Biodiversity Division, Forest Research Institute of Malaysia MEP expert group member
Mark Lonsdale Monash University, Melbourne and Charles Darwin University, Darwin MEP expert group member
Vinod Bihari Mathur Faculty of Wildlife Sciences, Wildlife Institute of India MEP expert group member
Yoshihisa Shirayama Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) MEP expert group member
Noriaki Sakaguchi IGES, Japan IPBES Secretariat (TSU)
Miho Takahashi IPBES Secretariat (TSU)
Maiko Akiya IPBES Secretariat (TSU)
Wataru Suzuki Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainabirity, United Nations University (UNU-IAS) IPBES Secretariat (TSU)
Miyuki Ide IGES, Japan IPBES Secretariat (TSU)
Sana Okayasu IGES, Japan IPBES Secretariat (TSU)

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