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Update from the Sustainable Lifestyle Workshop

CANSA in partnership with Germanwatch hosted a day long workshop on 'Sustainable Lifestyles' on 23rd March 2018 at Conference of Vasudha Foundation in Delhi. The event was an opportunity to present the draft background paper, which the team drafted as ‘living document’ that gained knowledge from various best practices. Sustainable lifestyles can be defined differently in [...]

By | 2018-04-05T03:08:53+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Blog|

Climate Change Victims Need Money to Survive, Not Words

By Harjeet Singh, Sven Harmeling and Julie-Anne Richards Sakina Bibi has lost three mud houses to the sea in less than 8 years, at Mousuni island in the Indian Sundarbans. The 65-year-old is not alone. Since Cyclone Aila hit the region in the year 2009, over 2,000 families have been displaced due to unpredictable [...]

By | 2018-03-26T05:21:28+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Blog|

Defying Climate Change – Foreword by Patricia Espinosa

"Climate change is at its heart about people and how to shape a future for humanity that promotes well-being while ensuring that the natural and nature-based services upon which we all depend—including our precious atmosphere—continue to function and support sustainable development for all. The projects and practices compiled in this report underline the urgency to [...]

By | 2018-04-11T06:09:19+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Blog|

Defying Climate Change – Putting Women and Children First

By Shailendra Yashwant With global heat records reaching new highs, extreme weather events and other natural disasters becoming more deadly, everyone is equally vulnerable to climate change. But it’s the poorest of the poor, especially women and children in remote and fragile environments, that bear the brunt of increasingly frequent climate induced disasters.   Defying [...]

By | 2018-03-22T11:00:38+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Blog|

CANSA member GEAG co-hosts ‘Consultation workshop for children-centric and climate-resilient WASH, Nutrition and Education in Uttar Pradesh' 28 December, 2017 Uttar Pradesh GEAG co-organised a one-day workshop on Dec 28, 2017 titled ‘Consultation workshop for children-centric and climate-resilient WASH, Nutrition and Education in Uttar Pradesh’, in collaboration with Climate Action Network South Asia, UNICEF India [...]

By | 2018-03-20T11:34:44+00:00 March 20th, 2018|General|

Women and Child Centric Adaptation Planning Training in Kerala 15-16 December, 2017 Trivandrum, Kerala, India Locally organised by: Thanal, Suchitwa Mission, Institute of Climate Change Studies of Government of Kerala and PAN-India Network Thanal recently co-organised a two-day training in collaboration with Suchitwa Mission, Institute of Climate Change Studies of Government of Kerala, Climate Action Network South [...]

By | 2018-03-20T11:34:44+00:00 March 20th, 2018|General|

Technical Training on Aligning Policies on WASH, Nutrition and Education with Climate Resilience Needs of Women and Children 27-28 November, 2017 Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India Locally organised by: Oxfam India Odisha is among the states in India that already are bearing the impacts of climate change in the form of heat waves, cyclones and crop failure [...]

By | 2018-03-20T11:34:44+00:00 March 20th, 2018|General|

Enhancing Capacity of Policy Makers and Practitioners in India, Sri Lanka and Nepal on Loss and Damage Related to Slow Onset Events in the Region Climate change is an enormous challenge for South Asian countries. The region is highly vulnerable to climate change impacts, including slow onset events: sea level rise, increasing temperatures, ocean acidification, [...]

By | 2018-03-20T11:34:44+00:00 March 20th, 2018|General|

Next Steps towards Scaling Up Eco Village Development Solutions Climate Action Network South Asia partnered with DIB in Denmark, IDEA Sri Lanka, Centre for Rural Technology Nepal, CAOST and Grameen Shakti Bangladesh, INSEDA India and INFORSE to organise a one-day regional event on ”Next Steps towards Scaling UP Eco Village Development Solutions” in Dhaka recently. Civil society organisations, [...]

By | 2018-03-20T11:34:16+00:00 March 20th, 2018|General|

Regional Event – Next Steps towards Scaling Up Eco Village Development Solutions 12th and 13th February 2018, Dhaka Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) and COAST BD is pleased to invite you to Regional event on “Scaling up of Eco Village Development Solutions” on February 12-13, 2018 at Hotel Bengal Canary Park, Dhaka. Eco Village Development (EVD) concepts and solutions effectively address [...]

By | 2018-03-20T11:10:09+00:00 March 20th, 2018|General|