White Paper: Climate Mitigation and Adaptation with Eco-Village Development Solutions in South Asia

This White Paper “Climate Mitigation and Adaptation with Eco-Village Development (EVD) Solutions in South Asia” analyses and presents climate-effects of EVD solutions, using existing cases from villages in South Asia. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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