Rozita Singh

Research Associate, Sustainable Habitat Division

I am an Indian national working at The Energy Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi as a Research Associate in the Centre for Sustainable Urban Development & Transport Systems, Sustainable Habitat Division. I am currently working on projects to build urban resilience to climate change. My experience ranges from field exposure, youth networking and action to project management and community action.

I pursued my Bachelors in journalism from Kamala Nehru College, Delhi University. I completed my Masters in Sustainable Development Practice from TERI University, New Delhi. I was selected as an International Climate Champion (ICC) by British Council and TERI in 2009. Under the ICC programme as part of a national action project, am currently implementing a self-proposed project on promoting urban household composting using terracotta pots in Delhi; have been involved with several awareness and outreach activities to sensitise individuals on the importance of effective waste management.

I was selected to represent 'Asia Pacific youth' to present a youth declaration on green economy at COP 18, Doha. Post which have been chosen as a steering committee member of the Asian Youth Climate Network.

Mainstreaming Climate Resilience in Urban Areas


The Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) has helped 10 cities in Asia to assess their risks from climate change impacts and build their resilience strategy to...

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