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Gender in India

The gendered challenges of food security

This article provides key findings from ASSAR study sites in the semi-arid regions of Africa and India, where gender was found to have a large role in how food security is affected.

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Webinar: Accelerating Climate Resilient Development in Cities

This webinar focuses on the SDC funded CapaCITIES project in India, which is advancing climate action planning to accelerate transformation of cities to low carbon, climate resilient cities.

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Impact of ENSO and the Indian Ocean Dipole

Impact of ENSO and the Indian Ocean Dipole on the north-east monsoon rainfall of Tamil Nadu State in India.

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Preventing flooding through a coastal bund

Perumalpettai's coastal bund for flood protection

Located along the low-lying coastal area of the Bay of Bengal in Tamil Nadu, only 500 m from the coast, the village...

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Climate-smart street lighting

Thirumalai Nagar's climate smart street lighting

350 families live in the village of Thirumalai Nagar, which is located only 500m from the sea in Tamil Nadu. It was...

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Drainage and irrigation channel renovation with assessment of piped water

Thangal Perumpulem's renovated drainage and irrigation channel

Thangal Perumpulem, a village 1 km away from the coast of the Bay of Bengal in Tamil Nadu, had an...

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Pond renovation, bund and shutter construction

Kadapakkam's renovated pond and bund construction

The village of Kadapakkam with its 600 inhabitants is located around 4 km from the coastline of the Bay of Bengal in...

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Drinking water system repair and training

Pillai Colony's new water taps

Pillai Colony, a coastal village of 160 inhabitants located on the shore of the Bay of Bengal in Tamil Nadu, has been facing severe...

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Preventing flooding through bund strengthening and shutter construction

Kumarakudi's strengthened bund protecting arable land

The coastal village of Kumarakudi in Tamil Nadu with its 2,000 inhabitants is located 3km from the seashore on...

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Flood protection through a backwater river bund

Nadupalayam's backwater river bund protecting people and land

The village of Nadupalayam is located 2 km from the shore of the Bay of Bengal in...

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Flood protection through a wing-wall river bund

Kaduvetti's wing-wall river bund

Kaduvetti, a village located 2.5 km from the shore of the Bay of Bengal in Tamil Nadu and home to 52 families, is severely affected...

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Rain water harvesting through a bund-protected pond

The people in the village of Chinnakaramedu have been facing water stress which is predicted to become worse, aggravated by climate change. Salt water intrusions have...

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Perceptions of Climate Change in India

The Climate Asia project

Climate Asia is the largest ever study of people’s experience of climate change in seven countries - Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan and Vietnam -...

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Integrated Mangrove Fishery Farming Systems

Coastal zones in Tamil Nadu are important habitats for biodiversity and provide a livelihood for thousands of artisanal fishermen and -women. Communities here are feeling the effects of...

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Rain Water Harvesting and Agroforestry

The majority of people in Madurai district, Tamil Nadu, depend on rainfed agriculture and livestock for their livelihoods. Water for agriculture and livestock has always been a major...

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AdaptCap India

AdaptCap Project in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, India

India has a 7,500 km long, densely populated coast line, which is vulnerable to coastal floods, erosion and cyclones. The...

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