The workshop "Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development in Asia: Governance and Societies Confronted with Environmental Challenges" hosted by the French Institute of Pondicherry from 15 to 17 October 2018 shall take place at the Conference Hall of the IFP. It will bring together members of the 5 French research institutes (UMIFRE) in Asia, namely the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP), the Centre for Social Sciences and Humanities (CSH), New Delhi, the Research Institute on Contemporary Southeast Asia (IRASEC), Bangkok, the Maison Franco-Japonaise (MFJ), Tokyo, and The French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC), Hong Kong,
They have invited one partner each, from the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, the Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi, the Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, the Hong Kong University of Sciences and Technology, and the University of Tokyo (Department of Urban Engineering).
This is the kick-off workshop of SustainAsia, an international research workshop funded by CNRS (INSHS).
The origin of this project is based on two findings:

Scientifically, the need to examine more thoroughly the challenges raised in Asia by a fast-paced, spatially heterogeneous economic growth, that is taking place in a fragile environment

From an institutional viewpoint, the interest of a project federating the sub-network of the 5 UMIFREs of Asia in order to constitute a “network of networks”.
Please download the Programme schedule here