Support research for sustainability and resilience is the core task of the SURE funding priority. It funds 10 collaborative projects developing locally implementable solution strategies for the sustainable use of resources and improved quality of life in urban regions in Southeast Asia and China. The main focus of the projects lies on the development and testing of concepts for a sustainable transformation of fast-growing urban regions. The concepts lead to the strengthening of ecological factors and to greater resilience in face of natural disasters and other consequences of climate change.
Year of Publication: 2021