Regional Inception Workshop for Explore Phase 2 

Apr 20

Explore is conducting a regional inception workshop to kick off and prepare participants and potential applicants for Explore’s Phase 2. The workshop is open to the public and will be held online on 20 April 2023.  

Explore is a research network and community of practice dedicated to expanding and applying knowledge on forest landscape governance in Southeast Asia. It is the only research network in the world focused on forest landscape governance. It is funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). 

The workshop will introduce Explore to existing and potential network members and partners. It will present research grant and capacity development opportunities for Explore network members. A call will be launched for mentors, grant panelists and peer reviewers for Explore research grants in Phase 2.   

In Phase 1, Explore supported 19 research teams as they developed research proposals. Each team received funds ranging from USD 8,000 to USD 18,000. Out of the 19 teams, eight received a grant of USD 175,000 and up to USD 190,000 to conduct their research in Southeast Asia. 

For more information, contact Sirichai Saengcharnchai at