1. Exchange state-of-the-art knowledge on climate change science, adaptation strategies, disaster risk reduction, planning and management and vulnerability and impact assessment tools among regional stakeholders specifically in the agriculture and environment sectors;

  2. Gather scientific information and experiences into an integrative body of knowledge in order to identify knowledge gaps and common, urgent and emergent issues related to food and environmental security in Southeast Asia;

  3. Identify location-specific knowledge and adaptation strategies that may be upscaled to other regions; and

  4. Promote partnerships and linkages among different sectors for collaborative activities on climate change adaptation.