UN goals aid research

UK-Japan News February 2020

In a bid to create technologies that support sustain­able coastal communities, science agencies from Japan, the UK and the Philippines have begun crafting a frame­­work for a multi-funder cooperation.

Driven by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, the Japan Science and Technology Agency, UK Research and Innova­tion and the Philippines’ Department of Science and Technology gathered researchers from South-East Asian countries to discuss recent studies on coastal communities and to consider research collaboration.