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Scaling up of Local Solutions and Strategies Delivering Adaptation to Climate Change

Based on geographic location, socio-economic composition and resource endowments, climate change has profound impact on rural areas of developing countries in South Asia. In order to pursue stated temperature goal, cope with climate change as well as stay true to the development imperatives, countries in South Asia must choose low carbon pathways. At the same [...]

By | 2017-06-10T14:13:31+00:00 November 11th, 2016|Events|

Eco Village Development Side Event in COP22

CANSA along with INFORSE South Asia represented by INSEDA, WAFD, Grammen Shakti and IDEA is organising a side event on November 11, 2016 in Marrakech. The title of the event is "Improving NDCs: Ecovillage development, energy access, & zero carbon societies in Africa, Asia & EU". Live streaming of the event is available from this [...]

By | 2017-06-10T13:10:27+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Events|

National Stakeholders Dialogue: Eco-Village Development in India

National Dialogue on "Evidence-based Advocacy for Low-carbon, Pro-poor, Sustainable “Eco Village Development” (EVD) in India on 28th June, 2016, at Dehradun". The dialogue will bring together implementers with policy-makers, and other catalyst stakeholders to reflect on the way forward for EVD. The recent global agreements such as of Paris Agreement, Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk [...]

By | 2017-06-10T13:09:28+00:00 June 19th, 2016|Events|

Science Express Climate Action Special

An innovative Climate Change Outreach Programme Summary Science Express Climate Action Special (SECAS) is a large scale Climate Change exhibition mounted on a custom-built 16 coach AC train reaching out to people across India. It received 2.32 million visitors, making it single largest mass awareness programme on Climate Change. SECAS travelled across India from 15 [...]

By | 2017-06-10T13:07:46+00:00 June 17th, 2016|Events|

Pro-poor Low Carbon Development Strategies in South Asia – Regional Knowledge Sharing Workshop in Colombo on 31st March

CAN South Asia organises a South Asia Regional Workshop on “Knowledge Sharing and Way Forward towards Pro-Poor Low Carbon Development” on March 31st, 2016 at The Ramada Hotel, No. 30, Sir Mohamed Macan, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka. The event will bring together policy makers and practitioners from South Asia to share their knowledge on low-carbon [...]

By | 2017-06-10T12:52:38+00:00 May 30th, 2016|Events|

Consultation on Building Climate Resilience and Mainstreaming DRR in the State of Odisha

“Building Climate Resilience and Mainstreaming DRR in the State of Odisha: Consultation to Facilitate Design of SAPCC Implementation Roadmap” on 23rd and 24th April 2016 at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. A consultative meeting on framing next steps towards building climate resilient future in state of Odisha is organised in Hotel Suryansh, Bhubaneswar . The discussion will [...]

By | 2017-06-10T13:03:03+00:00 April 19th, 2016|Events|

Writing Climate Change

On April 04, 2016 SLYCAN Trust in collaboration with Climate Action Network South Asia and Sri Lanka Press Institute conducted a workshop on "Reporting on Adaptation to Climate Change" that brought together journalists, climate change activists and environmental communicators to discuss best practices and options available for reporting on climate change. Keynote speaker for the [...]

By | 2017-06-10T12:56:59+00:00 April 8th, 2016|Events|

Building Climate Resilience and Mainstreaming DRR in the State of Uttar Pradesh

CANSA along with Poorvanchal Gramin Vikas Sansthan (PGVS) in collaboration with Directorate of Environment, Uttar Pradesh is organising a two days' workshop on "Building Climate Resilience & Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction in the state of Uttar Pradesh". The workshop will be held on 29th February and 1st March in Hotel Vivanta by Taj, Gomti Nagar, [...]

By | 2017-06-10T12:49:56+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Events|

Earth Care Awards 2016

The Earth Care Awards have been announced for the year 2016 and the application process has started. The 7th edition of the awards is open to SAARC countries :  Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka recognising the climate change mitigation and adaptation actions  by communities, entrepreneurs, innovators, large scale industries, and [...]

By | 2017-06-10T12:43:23+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Events|