Read the Project Fund and Project Guideline of the Acid Deposition Monitoring Network in East Asia (EANET) complete document, for more detailed information.
The EANET Project Fund
Almost one-third of the world’s population lives in the East Asian region. Due to rapid economic growth and industrialization, many countries in this region are facing a serious threat from acid deposition. Regional cooperation for measures to prevent this issue is urgently needed.
Over 20 years of regional cooperation on acid deposition
The EANET is an intergovernmental regional network composed of 13 Participating Countries and established in 2001 for promoting cooperation in East Asia to address acid deposition problems. Its main objectives are:
- To create a common understanding of the state of acid deposition problems in East Asia;
- To provide useful inputs for decision-making at the local, national, and regional levels aimed at preventing, or reducing adverse impacts on the environment caused by acid deposition; and
- To contribute to cooperation on the issues related to acid deposition among the participating countries.
A new financial mechanism for regional action
The EANET Project Fund and Project Guideline, approved by the IG23 in 2021, is a new financial mechanism allowing EANET to build co-financed EANET Projects with partners in the region and beyond.
The EANET is the only East Asian intergovernmental organization focused on reducing acid deposition pollutants. Composed of both northern and southern countries, the East Asian territory covered by the EANET monitoring sensors is vast and allows developing a wide range of projects to deliver results to meet the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Co-financing and contributing to the Project Fund will allow supporting effective action in East Asia to combat the effects of acid deposition and related pollutants.
How to contribute to the EANET Project Fund?
The EANET Project Fund is a set of assets of contributions from the EANET Participating Countries, non-Participating Countries, international, regional, and/or subregional organizations, non-profit organizations, and profit organizations without any conditionality.
Contributions to the Fund can be made in any of the following forms or modalities: (1) monetary transfer in USD or in a currency of the Country where the Project Fund Holder is located, (2) written commitment to the IG expressed in USD or in a currency of the Country where the Project Fund Holder is located, (3) in-kind contributions.
In November 2021, the Twenty-third Session of the Intergovernmental Meeting (IG23) on Acid Deposition Monitoring Network in East Asia (EANET) decided to designate the Asia Center for Air Pollution Research (ACAP), as Project Fund Holder.
Read the Project Fund and Project Guideline of the Acid Deposition Monitoring Network in East Asia (EANET) for more detailed information.
The EANET Projects
Participating Countries and partner organizations, not members of EANET, now have the possibility to cooperate in a strong regional platform with extensive experience and knowledge, as part of the EANET Projects.
The EANET Projects are a set of projects defined by the Medium Term Plan (MTP) for the Acid Deposition Monitoring Network in East Asia (EANET) (2021-2025) to conduct specific non-core activities to achieve EANET objectives, using the EANET Project Fund, in accordance with the MTP and other EANET guiding documents. Each EANET Project shall be clearly defined by the EANET Project Plan, which shall be approved by the Intergovernmental Meeting on the EANET (IG). The implementation of the EANET Projects shall be monitored and reviewed by the IG.
The project cycle of an EANET Project consists of the following stages: (1) The Preparation Stage, (2) The Approval Stage, (3) The Implementation Stage and (4) The Completion Stage.
How to submit an EANET Project?
The goal of the preparation of a project is to complete the EANET Project Plan using Template-A (Annex 1) of the Project Fund and Project Guideline, which meets the EANET Project Criteria as defined in this Guideline. Prior to submitting the EANET Project Plan, Project Leads may, if they wish to, propose a Project Concept Note to the EANET Secretariat to seek for assistance before submitting the EANET Project Plan.
→ Find out more on how to submit a Project Plan on the EANET Project Fund and Project Guideline Call for Proposals webpage.