Impact Assessment of Eco-Village Development Projects

Download Here Implementation of Eco-Village Development (EVD) projects in South Asia contributes to low-carbon developments that improves lives and livelihoods in villages in South Asia. In addition to the improvements for the villagers, it also reduces emissions of CO, and other greenhouse gases. This report contains an assessment of the climate effects of four demonstration […]


CAN South Asia Quarterly Newsletter for January – March 2024

Dear Friends, 2023 was the hottest year on the planet, and 2024 threatens to be even warmer. Now more than ever, climate action on all key fronts – mitigation, adaptation, and disaster risk reduction – needs to be accelerated.  Our collective advocacy efforts and direct interventions on the ground have certainly helped but clearly they […]


Climate Change Adaptation: Building Resilient Cities in South Asia

Climate change is a pressing issue that poses significant challenges to urban areas in South Asia. The region’s rapid urbanization, coupled with the impacts of climate change, has made it imperative to focus on building resilient cities.


Climate Change Impacts on the Himalayas and Community Solutions in South Asia

By Purnima Joshi
The greater Himalayan region’s vast glaciers and permafrost are crucial for ten major Asian rivers, supporting over 1.3 billion livelihoods. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has confirmed significant snow cover and glacier declines since the 1970s, with further reductions expected..


Urban Climate Resilience and Development in Pakistan: National Policy Paper
SDPI and CANSA

Download Here This report delves into the intricate relationship between urbanization, climate change, and resilience-building in Pakistan, against the backdrop of South Asia’s burgeoning urban population. With Pakistan’s rapid urban growth and the increasing frequency of climate-related disasters, it is imperative to comprehend the complex interplay of these factors. The report outlines the significant urbanization […]


Climate Change and Urban Resilience in Nepal: Looking through the Lens of Urban Poor
Clean Energy Nepal (CEN) & CANSA

Download Here While Nepal is one of the least urbanized countries, it is ranked among the rapidly urbanizing countries in South Asia. It has witnessed a dramatic rise in urban population from 17.07 percent to 66.08 percent. Critical drivers of rural migration include unemployment, access to quality education for the children, access to health facilities, […]


Climate Resilient Urban Development in Bangladesh: Policy Gaps and Recommendations
CPRD and CANSA

Download Here This policy paper analyzes and briefly overviews Bangladesh’s overall urban development and adaptability to climate change. With an emphasis on the state of urbanization in Bangladesh, essential components of urban development, the effects of climate change, the political landscape, and action plans at the national and sectoral levels, it has been divided into […]


QoC-CANSA Fellowship 2023-2024

Download Here The volume is a glimpse into the collaborative effort to tell stories of climate change and cities from countries across South Asia, a continuing exercise that brought environmentalists, researchers, architects, media persons and facilitators together in early 2023. Each story or essay here, published to wide acclaim over this year in the online […]


District Climate Resilience Plan Barwani

English Version Hindi Version Climate change is a cross-cutting theme that needs to be addressed through analysis of risks and opportunities it poses for all sectors. Policies, plans, and programmes need careful appraisal and modification to include climate change considerations. Though climate change is a global phenomenon, its impacts are manifested at the local level […]


District Climate Resilience Plan Khandwa

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