Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) is a coalition of 149 civil society organisations from 8 South Asian countries promoting equity and sustainable development in the design and development of an effective global strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and ensure its implementation.


De-risking International Investments in Indian Solar Energy Sector A Multi-stakeholder Workshop titled ”De-risking International Investments in Indian Solar Energy Sector” was organised in Intersolar, Bengaluru on 13th December, 2018 by TERI, Germanwatch, CANSA and Vasudha Foundation. The event was attended by solar industry representatives, Civil Society organisations and Ex-Chairman, Karnataka State Electricity Regulatory Commission. Highlights [...]

By | 2019-02-11T15:04:13+00:00 February 11th, 2019|General|

Nagenairu Foundation

Sri Lankan Nagenahiru Foundation is a community based non-profit organization, operating since 1991. The mission of the Foundation is to facilitate, assist and promote the improvement of the innate capacities and strength of the local population for the emerging of a cleaner and greener environment through conducting strong awareness, educational programmes couple up [...]

By | 2019-01-21T09:51:33+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Sri Lanka Members|

Community Initiatives for Development in Pakistan

Community Initiatives for Development in Pakistan (CIDP) is a Non-Governmental, non-profitable organization working for the betterment of the society, with the social development objectives it always struggling for establishing better working relations with the corporate and donor community. Our focused areas are the livelihood, Agriculture, livestock, poultry management, Climate change, women empowerment, DRM, capacity [...]

By | 2019-01-21T09:51:33+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Pakistan Members|

Swayam Shikshan Prayog

SSP is recognized as global pioneer in building women’s leadership in building resilience in disaster and climate threatened communities. The Community Resilience Fund in partnership with the Huairou Commission and Groots International later leveraged funds from the World Bank. The Fund acts as a draw down mechanism that facilitates women’s groups to directly [...]

By | 2019-01-21T09:26:04+00:00 January 21st, 2019|India Members|

HaritaDhara Research Development and Education Foundation (HRDEF)

HRDEF is committed to establish processes aimed at educating for sustainable development, management of the environment, water, energy, waste, climate change, and transport issues through involving children, youth, and elders using ICT. Focus Areas: Climate Science / IPCC Adaptation Disaster risk reduction Energy issues Agriculture Capacity Building Contact: Bhaskar Anant Garg Contact [...]

By | 2019-01-21T09:26:04+00:00 January 21st, 2019|India Members|

SLYCAN Trust: Research Paper on NDC on Renewable Energy in Sri Lanka

Energy sector plays a key role in a country’s development. In a region like South Asia where development is key, the resources for energy is vital to be utilized in a sustainable manner, while the countries play a role in cooperation for technology and resource sharing. Many initiatives have been taken at the regional level [...]

By | 2018-12-03T16:01:36+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Knowledge Hub, Member Publications|

IPCC: Summary for Policymakers Special Report 1.5

This report responds to the invitation for IPCC ‘... to provide a Special Report in 2018 on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways’ contained in the Decision of the 21st Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to adopt [...]

By | 2018-12-03T16:01:36+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|International Releases, Knowledge Hub|

UNEP: Emissions Gap Report 2018

This is the 9th edition of the UN Environment Emissions Gap Report. It assesses the latest scientific studies on current and estimated future greenhouse gas emissions and compares these with the emission levels permissible for the world to progress on a least-cost pathway to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. This difference between “where [...]

By | 2018-12-03T16:01:36+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|International Releases, Knowledge Hub|


Here is a quick glimpse of a few of the CANSA and member activities that will take place during COP24. The list can be also be found on Google Drive over here. For more information, please do contact the respective individual listed below. Should you want your event featured in the list below, please drop [...]

By | 2018-12-03T16:04:51+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Events|

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|