Institutionalisation of Capacities on Climate Change Studies and Action (ICCC; formerly NICCSA) Completed

Author Name: Dwivedi Shailendra
01 Jan 2016 to 31 Jan 2023

The Indian Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) is planning to establish a National Institute for Climate Change Studies and Action (NICCSA) to improve climate change cooperati...
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Integration of Renewable Energies into the Indian Electricity System (I-RE) Completed

Author Name: Winfried Damm
01 Dec 2014 to 31 Jan 2023

Despite ambitious targets, the development of renewable energies in India has so far fallen short of the government’s expectations. Decentralized photovoltaic (PV) installations, especially on roofs...
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Mobilizing community support for adoption of low carbon mobility plans for cities in Maharashtra On-going

Author Name: Tanzeel Allapur
01 May 2022 to 31 May 2024

A shift to low carbon mobility in Indian cities is urgently needed to tackle air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and social inequality in the mobility sector. This IKI Small Grants project mobiliz...
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Protecting Aquatic Ecosystems in India's Northeastern Himalaya Region On-going

Author Name: Patricia Dorn
01 Jan 2020 to 31 Dec 2024

Population growth, increased usage intensity and climate change impacts are increasingly threatening aquatic habitats and their ecosystem services in India’s northeastern Himalayan region. The proje...
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Restore, Conserve and Protect Forest and Tree Cover for NDC Implementation in India On-going

Author Name: Kundan Burnwal
11 May 2022 to 30 Apr 2029

Owing to socio-economic pressures, 43% of Indian forests are degraded and their ecosystem services (ES) diminished. Restoration potential is enormous, but despite an internationally rare upward trend ...
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Reviving Traditions of Climate Resilient Multi-tier, Poly Crop Systems in Arid Regions of Anantapur On-going

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15 Apr 2022 to 14 Apr 2024

The high vulnerability of smallholders in the Anantapur district of Southern India to drought and climate change is exacerbated by the fact that farmers have largely switched from various polyculture ...
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Sustainable Energies, Entrepreneurship and Development in rural Kashmir (SEED Himalaya) On-going

Author Name: Dr. Daphne Gondhalekar
01 Sep 2022 to 31 Aug 2025

The livelihood of the rural population in Jammu and Kashmir is particularly threatened by climate change due to the negative impact of varied rainfall patterns and more frequent extreme weather events...
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Transformative Climate Action using Participatory data driven decision making platforms (T-CAP) On-going

Author Name: Dr. Himanshu Shekhar
15 Jul 2022 to 15 Jan 2025

While digital means are increasingly used to assist in managing cities, an untapped potential lies in using these means to facilitate participatory local level policy making and implementation to cata...
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Waste Solutions for a Circular Economy in India On-going

Author Name: Jai Kumar
01 Sep 2020 to 30 Sep 2025

Indian cities, generate ~62 million tonnes of municipal solid waste (MSW) annually, which is disposed at landfills or unmanaged dumpsites causing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and other environmental...
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Wetlands Management for Biodiversity and Climate Protection On-going

Author Name: Ravindra Singh
01 Sep 2018 to 31 Aug 2025

Wetlands play an important role in mitigating climate change and conserving biodiversity. The project contributes to improving the management of wetlands in the partner country. It promotes the instit...
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