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|

Developing Joint Principles of Adaptation in India & Nepal India & Nepal Developing Joint Principles

Southern Voices on Adaptation project is based on the belief that having a set of agreed joint principles for national adaptation policies which are pro-poor and pro-vulnerable will help all stakeholders in a country and unite their efforts to confront the threats posed by climate change. The project focuses on developing Joint Principles for Adaptation (JPA) [...]

By | 2017-06-10T10:20:06+05:30 September 11th, 2015|Activities, Nepal|

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|

Assessment of SAARC Thimphu Declaration on Energy and Climate Change

The policy brief titled "Assessment of SAARC Thimphu Declaration on Energy and Climate Change" is the result of the Panel Discussion on Ensuring Energy Security and Low-Carbon Development in South Asia, held at Kathmandu, Nepal, organised by CANSA (Climate Action Network of South Asia), in August 2011. The policy brief discusses the SAARC declaration resulted [...]

By | 2017-06-10T09:07:10+05:30 October 12th, 2011|Bhutan, Nepal, Reports|