The South Asia network, with its newly appointed hosted institution, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), is re-evaluating the network’s strategy by identifying new priority areas through a bottom up consultative approach taking place through 2018. Countries and territories included in the regional network: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka.


Hosted by: TERI, India, and BRAC University, Bangladesh


  • Ajay Mathur

    TERI – The Energy & Resources Institute

As a part of the consultative process, SDSN South Asia plans to meaningfully engage these members so as to better understand their needs and develop solutions that focus on common SDG priority areas. Currently, the network boasts 49 members across Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

TERI is a non-profit research organisation committed to sustainable development. The institute was established in 1974 as an information centre on energy issues, however, over the year, it has made its mark as a research institute through its policy and technology solutions. TERI works on a range of issues including energy access, sustainable lifestyles, clean energy, energy efficiency, air pollution, sustainable development of natural resources, climate change, natural resource conservation, transport and sustainable agriculture. TERI’s emphasis is on finding innovative solutions to pressing issues facing the global community through research and practice. The institute has been working with a range of stakeholders including governments, bilateral and multilateral agencies, not-for-profit organisations, research organisations, and communities.