Global Narratives Project: Indian Pilot to Develop and Test Climate Change Narratives and Engage New Audiences

The project trains national organisations in the skills for developing distinct narratives that can address different audiences, values and cultural identities. It will convert established testing  methods (such as interviews, focus groups and surveys) into simple approaches that can be applied cheaply by any organisation, even in poorer countries. The project is conducted by CAN […]

Evidence Based Advocacy For Eco-Village Development In South Asia

CANSA and INFORSE will be involved in Advocacy and Campaigning at district, state, national, and regional levels for the promotion of village-based low carbon, pro-poor climate solutions as part of national climate policies proposed for UNFCCC. As an essential basis for this, they will use the evidence collected and compiled from the implementation of low-carbon, […]

Taragram Yatra 2016

Taragram Yatra is an annual flagship event of Development Alternatives Group and is a journey of cross learning and knowledge sharing among development practitioners. It engages leading minds and creates a narrative to change the status quo and aims to attain sustainability in policy and practice. For 2016, the selected theme for the Yatra was […]

Renewable energy solutions for Punjab’s industrial sector: Evaluating the NAMA approach in Sialkot

Pakistan’s energy sector is in crisis. Inadequate electricity supplies cost the country US$14 bn annually and some 11,000 small and medium enterprises operate at just 60% of capacity. In 2015, Pakistan’s Ministry of Climate Change and the Punjab Power Development Board asked the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) to assess whether a Nationally Appropriate […]

Royal Society for Protection of Nature

Inspiring personal responsibility and active involvement of people of Bhutan in conservation of the Kingdom’s environment since 1987 Two Days GPP Sensitization and Awareness Raising among Cottage, Small and Medium Enterprises (CSMEs) and other Suppliers Green Public Procurement (GPP) Bhutan Project team conducted two one-day GPP sensitization and awareness events for 46 participants that included […]

Awareness for coastal women on Nurturing and Conservation of Marine Biodiversity

SEED (Society for Socio Economic and Ecological Development), organized a workshop on awareness about conserving and nurturing the marine biodiversity among the coastal women of Sundarban’s Jharkhali Island on 5th June, 2016 on the occasion of World Environment Day. It also focused on the issues of keeping the environment green and clean through a little […]

Rising Sea Levels and Lack of Embankment Protection Rising Sea Level

Rising sea levels and river dynamics such as strong tidal surges put together are causing the breach of embankments, which leads to coastal flooding and destruction of lives and livelihood of the community. Flooding of about 40% of the island area occurs during April to September each year, creating a hapless condition for the islander dwellers. The river embankments in […]

New Science to Help Asian, African Societies Prepare for Extreme Weather

A new initiative will use state-of-the-art science to help Asian and African societies to understand the role of climate change in extreme weather events and prepare for future ones. The ‘Raising Risk Awareness’ initiative brings together scientists from ‘World Weather Attribution’ (WWA) initiative  – an effort led by Climate Central with the Red Cross Red […]

After Paris – Pakistan has a Long Way to Go to Get from Intended to Implemented

The Paris Agreement created an ambitious mandate for the global community. Does it change the national conversation in Pakistan about action on climate change? If so, how? The Paris agreement has indeed changed both political and technical discourse in Pakistan. Newspaper articles and TV programmes have covered the climate change issue more frequently than previously. […]

Initiatives For Economic Development Through Climate Adaptive, Toxin Free Agriculture

By Rumal Siriwardena Capacity building workshops for farmers of the Trincomalee district on climate change adaptation for agriculture, through the implementation of toxin free, organic farming and crop diversification was held 23rd March, 2016, in Padavishripura and Morawewa. The workshops were organised by SLYCAN Trust in partnership with the Nagenahiru Development Society as part of […]

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