Strengthening State Strategies for Climate Action

Strengthening State Strategies for Climate Actions is a project, being implemented by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with Swiss Agency For Development and Cooperation (SDC) & Ministry of […]


The Odisha Mission to Provide Clean Drinking Water

By Senashia Ekanayake She looked around twenty-five. She carried a pot of water in one hand and a child in the other. I met her in Ogaplur village in the […]


CANSA Post COP 23 Debrief in India

COP 23 marked the two years of negotiations since the Paris Agreement was struck in 2015 and later ratified in 2016. The two years of negotiations have been on technical issues on […]


National Steering Committee of India

The Indian National Steering Committee was elected on October 30, 2017 at a meeting held at the Development Alternatives office in New Delhi. The names of the NSC are as […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


Workshop on Building Climate Resilience & Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction in the State of Uttar Pradesh

When climate agreement was reached in Paris in last December with an aim to limit climate change, at ground level it necessitated enhanced action. National action plan and state action […]


From Risk to Resilience

Risks as perceived by communities go beyond the scope of what is recognised in international frameworks. Of the three major frameworks signed in 2015, each has its own focus area. […]


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