As part of its international networking and capacity building activities, the International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) has established regional chapters in Africa, Asia, as well as Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

Working independently and in collaboration with the INGSA Secretariat in New Zealand, as well as other regional and global partners, INGSA-Asia aims to enable greater information access and dissemination in Asia, as well as to foster the science advice capacity in the region by raising awareness, supporting training, and encouraging operational research on advisory principles, processes, and practices. Besides building the regional and inter-regional networks of science advice practitioners, the Chapter also acts as a support mechanism for policy makers within the region and encourages outreach to help increase the demand for science advice by policy makers.

INGSA-Asia will be organising and conducting workshops, offering awards for regional engagement, as well as engaging with opportunities in the region and beyond to promote the development of robust regional and global science advice ecosystems. To see what opportunities are available to get involved, see the INGSA-Asia Activities page.



The INGSA-Asia Secretariat is based at Sunway University, 5, Jalan Universiti, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.

Contact info

Arjun Thanaraju
Regional Programme Officer