2008:27 The Asian Regional Research Programme on Environmental Technologies (ARRPET)

Peter Sundin, Bo Göhl, Cecilia Petersen, Cecilia Öman, Björn Wahlstedt
Serier – Sida EvaluationDescription:
The Asian Regional Research Program on Environmental Technologies (ARRPET) is a research and technology development program covering 18 National Research Institutes (NRI) forming a network in eight countries. The activities are coordinated by the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), which has formal agreements with theNRIs.
ARRPET shall conduct research on environmental issues - Wastewater, Solid Waste, Air Pollution and Hazardous Waste - relevant to Asia. The main objectives are to mobilize scientific capacity for controlling pollution and to generate good quality research. These objectives were generally well achieved.