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Carbon Neutral Meenangadi – Assessment and Recommendations

The purpose of this project is to propose sector-wise adaptation and mitigation strategies to develop Meenangadi Panchayat of Wayanad district in Kerala as a ‘Carbon Neutral Panchayat’ by carrying out a carbon emission and sequestration analysis in the sectors of Transportation, Energy, Waste, Livestock and AFOLU (Agriculture, Forests and Other Land Use). The concept of [...]

By | 2018-10-09T17:50:42+05:30 October 9th, 2018|Reports|

State of Climate Action in Nepal

Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) held its annual general assembly on July 2017 in Nagarkot, Kathmandu. One of the concerns expressed at the meeting was that, while there were plenty of climate change related activities and projects, there was a relative weakness in climate activism – which is the primary driver capable of pushing [...]

By | 2018-10-08T06:31:43+05:30 October 8th, 2018|Reports|

Eco-Village Development Practices in South Asia: Stories and Case Studies

Impacts of climate change is a great leveller as even advanced countries such as United States, Europe, Japan and emerging economies like India are reeling under rising coastal flooding, large precipitation events and heat wave that resulted in loss of lives and livelihoods. However it is Small island developing countries that face existential threats due [...]

By | 2018-09-25T12:55:11+05:30 September 25th, 2018|Reports|

Eco-Village Development in South Asia as Community Based Adaptation Practices

Addressing climate change and eradicating poverty are the most gruesome challenges of human development. Challenges emerge in the form of rising impacts of climate change and heightening consumption oriented of GHG emission while rural areas in South Asia remain unserved of basic life services. In order to tackle these multiple challenges, Eco-Village Development (EVD) concept [...]

By | 2018-09-25T12:55:11+05:30 September 25th, 2018|Reports|

Sustainable Lifestyles in Germany and India

The role sustainable lifestyles can play in achieving a paradigm shift towards sustainability is acknowledged in both the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement of 2015. They are essential complements to technology and policy solutions, which alone cannot bring the necessary changes. Sustainable lifestyles are emerging in entirely different socio-economic and cultural circumstances in [...]

By | 2018-03-26T05:15:14+05:30 March 20th, 2018|Reports|

Defying Climate Change – Putting Children and Women First

Defying Climate Change, a new report by Climate Action Network South Asia & UNICEF India introduces innovative and successful community based adaptation projects being led by NGO’s in India that are helping build climate resilience of the most vulnerable, especially children and women. The nine community based adaptation projects and practices featured in ‘Defying Climate [...]

By | 2018-03-21T10:30:14+05:30 March 20th, 2018|Reports|

Workshop Report on Eco-Village Development (EVD) Concept: Low Carbon Approach to Climate Solution and Rural Development

Center for Rural Technology, Nepal (CRT/N) has been piloting implementation of Eco Village Development (EVD) concept to develop eco-villages in three villages of Kavrepalanchwok district namely Sikrigyang-9 village, Chalal VDC, Ladkhu-Chanaute village, Dhungkharkha VDC and Chyamragbesi-2 village, Chamrangbesi VDCwithin the regional project ”Evidence Based Advocacy for Low-Carbon, Pro-Poor Sustainable Eco- Village Development (EVD) in South [...]

By | 2017-10-09T12:43:39+05:30 October 9th, 2017|Reports|

Eco Village Development as Climate Solution Proposals from South Asia

This publication highlights local solutions that improve livelihoods in villages and resilience to climate change, while also reducing environmental degradation and greenhouse gas emissions. It was produced by INFORSE, the International Network for Sustainable Energy, in cooperation with Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA), Integrated Sustainable Energy and Ecological Development Association (INSEDA from India), INFORSE-South [...]

By | 2017-10-09T12:43:40+05:30 October 9th, 2017|Reports|

EVD Policy Brief

More than half of the South Asian population of 1.7 billion people live in rural areas and many of the poverty problems of the region are in the villages. Sustainable development in the villages has the potential to enhance the living conditions and to reduce rural distress and poverty-induced migration to cities. To develop villages [...]

By | 2017-10-09T12:43:40+05:30 October 9th, 2017|Reports|

Global Narratives of Climate Change

A large body of research shows that people accept the challenge of climate change and become motivated to take action once they have understood it through the lens of their own values and culture. However, surveys show that climate communications have failed to speak well to values and cultures beyond a narrow demographic of environmentally-conscious [...]

By | 2017-07-02T14:08:10+05:30 July 2nd, 2017|Reports|