Innovation Regions for a Just Energy Transition

The dominance of fossil-fuel needs to end to give way for renewable energy and other sustainable economic activities. It involves end of fossil fuel subsidies and phasing out coal while delivering access to energy in a socially just and equitable manner. In India, the change will have economic, social and employment impacts on communities dependent […]


Participatory NDCs for a Climate-Just Response in a COVID-19 World

Due to the strong COVID 19 emergency approach, developing countries treat climate measures secondary.  The project aims to strengthen the voice and contributions of CSOs in the project countries -Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Uganda. The project addresses the political anchoring and implementation of ambitious climate measures through improved Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in the context of COVID-19 […]


Preparing a Multiyear Research Based Advocacy Strategy for Fossil Fuel Non- Proliferation Treaty (FFNPT) for South Asia.

The project is part of the global movement to push for a complete ban on the use or extraction of fossil fuel  and shift to non- fossil fuel based energy source. As part of the global initiative, CANSA is leading the preparation of a common South Asian Advocacy strategy that can be used as a […]


Building Climate Resilience for Urban Poor : Working with Indian Civil Society

The plight of urban poor so far has gone unnoticed with most of the CSO’s and government programs typically designed to support the rural poor. The poor in urban areas are especially prone to climate risks, disease and injury as they typically live in dangerous sites with unsafe housing, unclean water, poor sanitation and drainage […]


Transformational Project Pipelines for NDC Implementation at State Level in India (Sikkim, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu)

The project supports capacity building at state and district level in India by climate proofing the district development plans of three focus states and by enhancing their readiness to access climate finance. Through research and advocacy the project aims to build momentum for local action and ambition while narrowing down the key sectors vulnerable to […]


Climate Migrants and Displaced Communities in South Asia

The Project on ‘Promoting protection and solidarity for climate migrants and displaced communities in South Asia’ works towards identifying inadequate mitigation and insufficient adaptation support that has pushed the world to the era of loss and damage. It is causing large scale displacement in developing countries who have little capacity to cope with the impacts. […]


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

Following five years of cooperation, and much longer individual experiences, the project takes Eco-Village Development concept to new areas and on new levels for wider implementation. The project seeks to maximize results in the intervention area by combining local activities with capacity building to involve more actors, and with advocacy to increase political support, nationally […]


Strengthening the Eco-Village Development (EVD) Concept in South Asia

The current project is a test run of viability of Eco Village Development concept and experiences gained from previous 2 projects in a larger and different geographical areas with solutions  beyond household energy.  Scaling up being the driving force, the project attempts to turn EVD solutions into a social enterprise model. Objectives To conduct a […]


Climate Resilience Building Planning Through District Climate Resilience Plan in Madhya Pradesh, India

Local level planning is indispensable to address climate risks, vulnerabilities and resulting impacts. Better planning through mainstreaming of climate change guidelines is necessary to meet future challenges. District Climate Resilience Plan (DCRP) attempts to do the same by integrating climate resilience requirements and approaches into the district-level planning framework. The DCRP formulation is backed by […]


Multi-Stakeholder Partnership on De-Risking Investment in Solar Energy in India (De-Risking Investment in Solar Energy in India)

Project description The multiple barriers such as quality shortcomings in solar technology, lack of technical know-how and problems with network quality which hinder large scale investment in solar energy in India. Thus, there is a need for financial de-risking instruments to improve investor’s sentiment and maintain the momentum of India’s progress in solar energy. The […]


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