Afro-Asian Taxonomic Network Prince of Songkla University Harrison Institute
Taxonomy without frontiers - promoting taxonomic research and training throughout Afro-Asia – Taxonomy without frontiers

Network Protocols

The underlying principal of the Network is that collaboration and co-operation promotes better science and that such collaboration should be beneficial to all the parties.

The Network's aim is to encourage and facilitate taxonomic/biodiversity research and training in order that:

  • taxonomic/scientific capacity is increased
  • wildife conservation initiatives can be better targeted and more effective.

The Network wishes to:

  • promote individual contacts among scholars and students, and all those with an interest in taxonomy/biodiversity
  • promote links in teaching, research, and cultural activities
  • provide opportunities for staff and student exchanges
  • develop and encourage joint research, publications, seminars, conferences, workshops and to assist in obtaining external funding from outside sources
  • develop joint study programmes
  • support the exchange of academic materials.