Overview

This session will look at some citizen science projects implemented by citizen groups while the pandemic is raging. It will delve into the challenges faced by public interest NGOs in doing citizen science as well as possible solutions to address these challenges. Finally, the session will explore how the collaboration within and outside the network could be enhanced to strengthen citizen science in the region.

Key Takeaways

  • Insights on how to enhance diverse and more meaningful participation of marginalized groups in citizen science and address other challenges to citizen science
  • Opportunities for support and collaboration to strengthen citizen science in the region

Activity

Citizen Science Project Sharing

Davao Citizen Science Heritage Trees Project

Community’s Awareness on the Use and Address of Municipal Plastic Waste (MPW) in Hanoi, Vietnam

Interactive Sessions/Breakout Rooms and Open Forum

Sharer

 

Moderator

 

Manny Calonzo

Adviser

IPEN Global Lead Paint Elimination Campaign