Promoting Pro-Poor Low Carbon Development Strategies in India & Sri Lanka

Globally climate change and continued poverty are probably the two largest, long-term challenges for human development. If developing countries plan their development with the energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions that minimise their increases in emissions and at the same time contribute to poverty reduction, they can embark on sustainable development paths avoiding the erroneous [...]

By | 2017-06-10T10:22:45+05:30 November 19th, 2015|Activities, India, Sri Lanka|

Shaping Stakeholders’ Opinion In India for An Equitable And Ambitious Global Climate Agreement In 2015

The Mobilisation project aims to engage a wide range of stakeholders in India to discuss and disseminate options for an equitable and ambitious global climate agreement in COP21. The technical papers and consultations at state and national level will take inputs from state governments, various sectoral ministries, think-tanks and CSOs to inform the positions by [...]

By | 2017-06-10T10:22:00+05:30 November 18th, 2015|Activities, India|

India’s Triple Challenge: Growth, Development and Climate Change

India’s goals for economic growth are ambitious; the Indian Government is aiming to achieve human development on a par with EU countries. There is also an intention to deliver ‘access to electricity for all’ in India during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first term in office. At the same time, India is a country that is [...]

By | 2017-06-10T09:18:56+05:30 November 5th, 2015|India, Reports|

Connecting Local-National-Regional-International Action For Climate Resilience & Low Carbon Development In India

The project aims to facilitate regular interactions between local-national-regional-international actions on low carbon growth & climate resilience in order to ensure pro-poor policies and climate negotiations. The activities include developing 5 Thematic Papers, regular NSC meetings, and CANSA General Assembly. The project duration is from September 2014 to August 2015. The partners of this projects [...]

By | 2017-06-10T10:20:39+05:30 September 22nd, 2015|Activities, India|

Supporting Indo-German Understanding Of Climate Change Negotiation Positions

he project seeks to support the Indo-German understanding of negotiating positions, which are relevant for the success of the envisioned UNFCCC outcome in Paris 2015. The project involves observaing  the UNFCCC processes in regard to sustainable energy, mitigation, resilience, means of implementation, etc. Major Economies Forum (MEF), G20 and G8, Petersberg Dialogue, Millennium Development Goal [...]

By | 2017-06-10T10:20:56+05:30 September 22nd, 2015|Activities, India|

Enhancing Capacity of policymakers and practitioners in India, Sri Lanka and Nepal on Loss and Damage

South Asia is highly vulnerable to climate change impacts, including slow onset events. Though various stakeholders are engaged actively in adaptation work and its integration in the development policies, understanding on slow onset events causing loss & damage to various sectors is limited. In this context, the project is aimed at diagnosing the extent of [...]

By | 2017-06-10T10:21:25+05:30 September 18th, 2015|India, Nepal, Sri Lanka|

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+05:30 September 10th, 2015|Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Reports, Sri Lanka|