ICCCAD - International Centre for Climate Change and Development

ICCCAD aims to be a global Centre of Excellence on Climate Change and Development research based in Bangladesh, where Climate Change has a significant impact. As a global Centre of Excellence, ICCCAD wants to build and lead a network of Southern based partner institutes, together educating the world about Climate Change and Development and increasing capacity in the South.

The Centre is based at the Independent University, Bangladesh. Founded in 1993, Independent University, Bangladesh is one of the oldest private universities in Bangladesh where academic excellence is a tradition, teaching a passion and lifelong learning a habit.  IUB currently has more than 4000 undergraduate and graduate students and over 3560 alumni. The student population is projected to grow at 10% annually.

Goals

  • Training future and current leaders on Climate Change and Development
  • Conducting research to generate peer reviewed publications on Climate Change Adaptation
  • Building capacity, specifically for LDC’s
  • Building a network of partners, mainly consisting of Southern based institutes

Members

Nature-based Solutions Initiative

Nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation

The Nature-based Solutions Initiative is a new programme of interdisciplinary research, policy advice and advocacy aimed at increasing nature-based approaches to climate change impacts.

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Can the Least Developed Countries Count on the Green Climate Fund?

The Green Climate Fund is a critical institution for the implementing of the Paris Agreement. Is it fulfilling its promisies and helping deliver successful adaptation outcomes in vulnerable nations?

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Gender and Climate Change Adaptation: A flexible training package

This training package is a standalone capacity building program targeted at government officials and practitioners, focusing on integrating gender into climate change adaptation practices.

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The business case for private sector investment in climate solutions

This paper outlines the business case for private sector action on climate change in Bangladesh and the opportunities this presents, including accessing new sources of finance.

 

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Round-up of the 10th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA10)

This article summarizes the discussions that took place at the CBA10 international conference, which this year had an urban focus, with the theme of ‘enhancing urban community resilience’

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Financing Inclusive Low-Carbon Development: Bangladesh

How can we deliver climate finance to those who need it most? We examine the choices countries make in financing low-carbon resilient development, focusing on experiences in Bangladesh.

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