Publications - Climate Resilience

Impact Assessment of Eco-Village Development Projects

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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, […]

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

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 […]

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QoC-CANSA Fellowship 2023-2024

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 […]

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District Climate Resilience Plan Barwani

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 […]

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District Climate Resilience Plan Damoh

India is a federation with extreme diversity across districts in natural resource endowments, poverty incidence, development gains and potential for growth. Accordingly, the role of district administration is to apply customised development models as per local context. Local government and decentralised planning are the avowed Indian mechanisms and strategy, respectively, as per 73rd […]

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Low-Carbon, Climate-Resilient Eco-Village Development in South Asia

This report is published in the framework of a civil society cooperation project titled “Next Generation Low Carbon, Climate Resilient Eco-Village Development in South Asia” in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. This report is a compilation of Eco-Village Development project solutions in order to achieve an improved standard of living for climate-vulnerable […]

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Regional Report on: “Climate Change Ambition in South Asia and COVID-19 Recovery Affecting the Nationally Determined Contributions of South Asian Countries”

The Paris Agreement envisages NDCs actions incrementally to build resilience and raise ambitions to address climate impacts across the globe. Consistent local implementation of NDCs is crucial to fill the large gap between the climate targets and the fair share of the Parties. However, the COVID-19 pandemic shifted the global and national focus away from […]

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