Effective policymaking plays a significant role in building resilience to climate change. District Climate Resilience Plans explore the points of convergence – climate concerns into district development plans in climate-sensitive sectors. It identifies policy gaps and provides practical, grounded and workable suggestion to improve the status- quo in priority sectors including agriculture, livestock, irrigation, renewable energy, health and nutrition, forest and land use.
– Provide steps towards achieving resilience of communities through convergence of all relevant policies, laws, schemes and planning tools while being flexible to the local context.
– Create a set of guiding principles that will enable development practitioners to effectively look at developmental activities at the district level in different primary sectors through climate lens.
Activities / Deliverables
Drafting of District Climate Resilience Plans of 6 districts (Barwani, Dindori, Damoh, Khandwa, Mandla and Shivpuri)
Impact – Integrated Planning for climate-proofing development in the concerned districts, If implemented could improve coordination among government departments in delivering climate-resilient plan for the districts
Duration – 1st October, 2020 to 31st December, 2022
Status – Completed
Funders – EFICOR, UNICEF India, Samarthan
Partners – EFICOR, UNICEF India, The Environmental Planning & Coordination Organisation (EPCO). Government of Madhya Pradesh
Countries – India
Events – Visit to Barwani and Khandwa DCRP dissemination workshop at Khandwa