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Integrated Mountain Initiative

The Integrated Mountain Initiative (IMI) was founded with the objective of providing stakeholders from 12 mountain states and hill districts of the Indian Himalayan Region, a platform to come toget

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Synergy for Sustainable Cities

Written for multiple audiences, this book explores multi-stakeholder engagement for building resilience and ensuring urban sustainability, and details of actions for enhancing urban resilience.

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Heat wave in Phalodi, India, 2016

On Thursday 19 May 2016, the Indian city of Phalodi reached 51°C. The Raising Risk Awareness project studied whether human-induced climate change had any role to play in the extreme weather.

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Evaluating Climate Change Action for Sustainable Development

This book documents emerging and innovative evaluation knowledge and practice for climate change and its links to sustainable development.

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Experiential learning workshop

In January, a group of ASSAR’s research-into-use (RiU) coordinators and regional stakeholders spent a few days at the University of Cape Town to attend a three-day experiential learning workshop.
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National Disaster Management Authority India

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), headed by the Prime Minister of India, is the apex body for Disaster Management in India.

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Establishment of Surat Climate Change Trust

Surat Climate Change Trust (SCCT) was established to engage in urbanization and climate change, to assess urban growth scenarios and to advise local government on sustainable habitat development.

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Urban Health and Climate Resilience Center

The Urban health and Climate Resilience Center (UHCRC), Surat was launched in March 2013 as the latest health related climate change project by the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (A

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Report: Urbanisation, Poverty, Climate Change Vol 1 & 2

This synthesis report showcases the evidence from cities involved in developing the City Resilience Strategy and practical interventions adopted to create urban resilience.

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Adaptation to Climate Change in Mahbubnagar district, Telangana

This project aims to develop strategies for reducing negative impacts on rain-fed agriculture production systems, and bridging adaptation activity at the national level with that at the local level.

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Chennai flood 2015 case studies

Case studies of how different sectors built resilience during the 2015 Chennai floods provide insights into local actions. Understanding the actions can improve preparedness for extreme events.

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Addressing flooding in the city of Surat beyond its boundaries

This paper describes the flood risks faced by Surat, India. It also reviews measures being taken to reduce flood risks – and how climate change is likely to affect such risks.

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Webinar: Adaptation Pathways

ASSAR, in collaboration with CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation), organised a webinar on Adaptation Pathways on Friday 14 October 2016, available online here.

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Development of Humane Action Foundation

Development of Humane Action (DHAN) Foundation, a professional development organisation, was initiated on October 2, 1997.

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Birla Institute of Technology

For over five decades, BIT Mesra has been engaged in nurturing minds through a rich heritage of academic excellence. Established in 1955 by the visionary-industrialist Mr. B.M.

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Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, India

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) is the nodal agency in the administrative structure of the Central Government for the planning, promotion, co-ordination and overseei

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PHD Rural Development Foundation

The  Progress Harmony Development  Chamber of Commerce and Industry, established in 1905, is a proactive and dynamic multi-State apex organisation working at the grass-root level and with strong na

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How is climate change affecting Bangalore?

Drawing on information gathered during the RDS our India team explores the effects of climate change on Bangalore in this exciting video.

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Strengthening disaster risk management in India

This research analyses in detail the state disaster management plans from five very different states (in terms of climate, geography and size): Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Odisha and Uttarakhand.

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Future Proofing of an Indian City – Lessons from Madurai

Future proofing Indian cities is an innovative approach that engages multiple stakeholders in strengthening the blue-green infrastructure of cities in the context of urbanisation and climate change.

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NIAS

National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) serves as a forum to bring together individuals from diverse intellectual backgrounds.

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Himalayan Action Research Centre (HARC)

Himalayan Action Research Centre (HARC) is an autonomous voluntary development organization, which aims to help the mountain people by working for their holistic, integrated and sustainable develop

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Bangalore's blue tent settlements

This photo essay captures some of the issues in informal settlements, in this case blue tent squatter settlements that are prevalent in certain pockets of Bangalore.
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