New bi-lateral cooperation project started in January 2020 and aims to support the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) government of India and the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) for reducing climate change risks of vulnerable population groups and sectors. It also aims to develop the capacity of different actors in the planning, implementation and financing of climate adaptation initiatives at the state level (Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh).
The key areas for the project support comprise:
Gender-responsive participatory adaptation planning
and implementation on a local level
Impact assessment and monitoring of adaptation related initiatives
Innovative funding sources for adaptation
Collaboration and coordination at national and subnational levels while implementing the NAPCC and SAPCC
L. to r.: Landscape HP; Mahila Mandals (Women Group) in HP