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Celebration of the International Day of Climate Action in East Afghanistan: Established Linkages Between NEPA and Environmental Committee

Future Generations Afghanistan (FGA) on behalf of CANSA Afghanistan, National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) together with Environmental Community Committees (ECCs) celebrated the Internation Day of Climate Action on 24-25 October 2018 in Nangarhar Province, Eastern Afghanistan. The celebration was attended by a high-level NEPA delegation from Kabul including: Mr Ezattullah Sediqi, Deputy Director General, NEPA Mr Mohammad Wasel [...]

By | 2018-12-03T14:00:58+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Afghanistan|

Mobilising Stakeholders and Framing Climate Agenda Towards Climate Resilient and Carbon Neutral Afghanistan

Climate change is being recognised as a priority in Afghanistan though economic progress, good governance and security concerns supersede meaningful climate action. It results in the missed opportunities to integrate climate change into ongoing government schemes/programmes to improve ecosystems and livelihood of vulnerable people. As a Least Developed Country and ranking high in Global Climate [...]

By | 2018-07-09T18:40:52+00:00 July 8th, 2018|Afghanistan|

LEAD Pakistan Develops a Method Toolbox for Assessing Loss and Damage at the Local Level and Publishes Cutting-Edge Research

Methods for assessing loss and damage are vital because they provide a way to ascertain the severity of a disaster and the impact on an affected population. Such assessments give recognition to the plight of affected communities and provide a strong basis for policymaking aimed at reducing the impacts of climate-induced loss and damage. In [...]

By | 2018-05-20T19:00:27+00:00 May 20th, 2018|Pakistan|

Celebration of Earth Day: End Plastic Pollution

On the 22nd of April 2018, International Earth Day was celebrated by civil society organisations (SGP Grantees), Climate Action Network of South Asia (CANSA) and Environment & Natural Resources Monitoring Network (ENRMN)1 in collaboration with the National Environment Protection Agency (NEPA) and Kabul Municipality (KM) at Kol-e-Hashmat Khan2 in Kabul. CANSA Afghanistan and ENRMN consist of [...]

By | 2018-05-20T19:00:27+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Afghanistan|

Strengthening State Strategies for Climate Action

Strengthening State Strategies for Climate Actions is a project, being implemented by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with Swiss Agency For Development and Cooperation (SDC) & Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) The overall goal of the project is to integrate climate actions into sub-national planning, benefitting local communities in India. [...]

By | 2018-02-12T16:27:31+00:00 February 12th, 2018|India|

The Odisha Mission to Provide Clean Drinking Water

By Senashia Ekanayake She looked around twenty-five. She carried a pot of water in one hand and a child in the other. I met her in Ogaplur village in the Puri district of Orissa on the Eastern Coast of India. The village is home to 127  families and a pond water filtration system with an [...]

By | 2018-03-19T11:28:10+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Blog, Featured, India, Regional Perspective|

CANSA Post COP 23 Debrief in India

COP 23 marked the two years of negotiations since the Paris Agreement was struck in 2015 and later ratified in 2016. The two years of negotiations have been on technical issues on rule book that would be basis of implementation of Paris Agreement from 2020 onward. The significance of COP 23 was that it was first COP [...]

By | 2017-12-27T04:21:07+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Blog, India, Regional Perspective|

National Steering Committee of India

The Indian National Steering Committee was elected on October 30, 2017 at a meeting held at the Development Alternatives office in New Delhi. The names of the NSC are as follows: Dr. Jyoti Parikh, IRADE Ms. Ajita Tiwari, INECC Ms. Gitika Goswami, DA Ms. Alka Tomar, CEC Mr. Ramesh Babu, EFICOR Dr. Bhanu, PGVS Ms. [...]

By | 2018-07-28T20:03:15+00:00 November 10th, 2017|India, Regional Perspective|

Global Narratives Project: Indian Pilot to Develop and Test Climate Change Narratives and Engage New Audiences

The project trains national organisations in the skills for developing distinct narratives that can address different audiences, values and cultural identities. It will convert established testing  methods (such as interviews, focus groups and surveys) into simple approaches that can be applied cheaply by any organisation, even in poorer countries. The project is conducted by CAN [...]

By | 2017-06-10T10:26:05+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|Activities, India|