The 12 institutions involved in the project are:

  • Escuela Superior Politiécnica del Litorial (Ecuador)
  • JamesCook University (Australia)
  • Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (England)
  • Mahidol University (Thailand)
  • Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
  • National University of Singapore
  • Organisation for Tropical Studies (Costa Rica, USA)
  • University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • University of Hawaii – Manoa (USA)
  • University of Nairobi (Kenya)
  • University of Papua New Guinea
  • University of the South Pacific (Fiji)

State of the Tropics

State of the TropicsTwelve key institutions from across the world have joined forces to assess and report on the critical questions facing one of the world’s most important and fastest growing regions: the tropics.

The State of theTropics Report, which will shine a light on the critical importance of the people and issues of the tropical world, and contribute to efforts to improve the lives of the peoples of the tropics and their environment.

During 2012, a series of briefings on indicators underpinning the report will be released, commencing with this one on Life Expectancy in the tropics, a key health indicator.

    • About
    • Welcome
    • Partners
    • How to get Involed
      Research in Focus
    • Businees and Development
    • People, Place & Culture
    • Medicine
    • Science and Environment
      Research Centres
    • James Cook University
    • Coral Reed Studies Centre of Excellence
    • Cairns Institute + Disaster Studies
    • Centre for Tropical Biodiversity and Climate Change
    • TropWATER
    • CSIRO
    • Track
    • NCRIS Activites
    • TERN
    • IMOS
    • AURIN
    • Griffith University
    • Track (Coastal Tropics in North Australia)
    • University of Queensland
    • SEMAT(UQ, JCU, UQ)
    • Metadata Repository
    • Wallace
    • Edgar
    • SEMAT
    • AP02