Manual for Accredition of National Implementing Entities (NIE) of Asia Pacific Countries To Adaptation Fund

CANSA and United Nation Environment Programme with financial support from Ministry of Environment Japan have developed a manual to share lessons to Asia-Pacific countries to meet the demands of a growing number of international climate funds requiring stringent fiduciary standards for Direct Access. The lessons learned regarding challenges and enabling factors of accreditation, project development [...]

By | 2017-06-10T09:16:46+00:00 June 26th, 2016|Bangladesh, Reports|

Understanding the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action: Developing Country Mitigation Framework under the Convention

The paper titled "Understanding the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action: Developing Country Mitigation Framework under the Convention" aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) framework and enhance the understanding on NAMAs by explaining the Conference of the Parties (COP) decisions in layman’s terms. The paper is intended to enable national [...]

By | 2017-06-10T09:12:29+00:00 October 12th, 2015|Bangladesh, Reports|

Adapting Climate Impacted Agriculture in South Asia

There is a limited understanding of the nature of impacts of climate change on various sectors that affect the livelihoods of the people of South Asia and how communities should adapt. Agriculture being the main stay of South Asian economy and livelihood of the people, there is an imminent threat to the food security of [...]

By | 2017-06-10T09:14:01+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Reports, Sri Lanka|

Rough Weather: Financing Climate Adptation and Mitigation in South Asia

Financial resources are essential for developing countries to deal with the combined challenges of climate change and development.The report outlines the current financial status of developing countries and emphasises on provisioning of financial resources from advanced countries for mitigation and adaptation activities. The report points to several barriers to access to finance by developing countries [...]

By | 2017-06-10T09:21:38+00:00 September 2nd, 2015|Bangladesh, Reports|

Assessing the Missed Benefits of Countries’ National Contributions: Quantifying potential co-benefits

A study conducted by NewClimate Institute and commissioned by Climate Action Network and the Global Call for Climate Action called "Assessing the missed benefits of countries’ national contributions" calls for more serious consideration of the co-benefits of climate change mitigation action. The report further adds that such action can bring down the perceived costs considerably [...]

By | 2017-06-10T09:10:15+00:00 June 10th, 2015|Bangladesh, Reports|

Knowledge Management for Climate Change Adaptation in the South Asian Region

The policy brief is the result of the Panel Discussion on Knowledge Management and Regional Cooperation Potential in South Asia held at Kathmandu Nepal, organised by CANSA. The document proposes regional actions to address climate change in South Asia. It proposes regional coordination and cooperation are imperative for an increased understanding of the nature of [...]

By | 2017-06-10T09:09:05+00:00 September 22nd, 2011|Bangladesh, Reports|