Amplifying local voices, initiatives, and policies for regional learning, best practices, and advocacy.



Connecting practitioners, community members, government officials, and private sector actors to join hands in building urban resilience.



Supporting local/community initiatives intended for building community resilience to climate change



Facilitating collaboration among practitioners through knowledge sharing, accessing resources, and influencing government and private sectors’ agenda.


TAKEAWAYS| by Elisa Jimenez Alonso

New approach puts theory of Climate-Resilient Water Management into practice on the ground

Water resources in South Asia are overexploited and depleting fast, and climate change will only exacerbate existing problems through irregular rainfall patterns and increased incidence of floods and droughts. We need new approach that puts theory of water management into practice.

ACCCRN CHAMPION | by Farraz Theda

Hari Krishnaa devoting himself to make up for past development mistakes

Hari Krishnaa has worked in the field of climate change resilience and disaster risk reduction for over 15 years. He has helped various organizations to both plan and implement climate and disaster resilience programs in South Asia, Southeast Asia and Africa.

OPINION | by Saleemul Huq

Building national capacity to tackle climate change

What has been stated in the article 6 of the UNFCCC challenges the prevailing paradigm under which nearly a billion dollars had been invested in supporting capacity building. How should countries and cities build capacity to tackle climate change?

STORY FROM VIETNAM | by Anh Tho Nguyen

A Resilient Housing Credit Scheme Commenced in Dong Ha City

On March 28, 2018, stakeholders in Dong Ha City, Quang Tri Province conduct a workshop which was intended to replicate ACCCRN projects on enhancing the resilience of vulnerable wards through a revolving loan system for constructing new flood and storm resistant homes.

STORY FROM VIETNAM | by Rina Chandran

Listening to women's voices in Vietnam's energy debate

Vietnamese activist Khanh Nguy Thi knew early on that depending on coal to meet the country's growing demand for energy would be a disaster for its people and the environment as there was very little involvement of the civil society in the government's energy plans.

TAKEAWAYS | by Elisa Jimenez Alonso

New Framework Has Succeed Integrating Climate Change into Governance Systems in South Asia

Four South Asian countries have successfully applied a new governance framework called “Mainstreaming Adaptation to Climate Change within Governance Systems in South Asia” that allows governments to integrate climate change adaptation into governance systems, policies and plans.


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