Projects

Mobilizing Community Support for Adoption of Low Carbon Mobility Plans for Cities in Maharashtra On-going

Project Lead: Tanzeel Allapur
01 May 2022 to 31 May 2024

A shift to low carbon mobility in Indian cities is urgently needed to tackle air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and social inequality in the mobility sector. This project mobilizes support for lo...
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Protecting Aquatic Ecosystems in India's Northeastern Himalaya Region On-going

Project Lead: Patricia Dorn
01 Jan 2020 to 31 Dec 2024

Population growth, increased usage intensity and climate change impacts are increasingly threatening aquatic habitats and their ecosystem services in India’s northeastern Himalayan region. The proje...
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Restore Conserve and Protect Forest and Tree Cover for NDC Implementation in India (RECAP4NDC) On-going

Project Lead: Alejandro von Bertrab
11 May 2022 to 30 Apr 2029

Owing to socio-economic pressures, 43 percent of Indian forests are degraded. With 140 million hectares, the forest restoration potential is enormous. India is aiming at a national target for forest a...
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Reviving Traditions of Climate Resilient Multi-tier Poly Crop Systems in Arid Regions of Anantapur On-going

15 Apr 2022 to 14 Apr 2024

The high vulnerability of smallholders in the Anantapur district of Southern India to drought and climate change is exacerbated by the fact that farmers have largely switched from various polyculture ...
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Sustainable Energies Entrepreneurship and Development in Rural Kashmir (SEED Himalaya) On-going

Project Lead: Daphne Gondhalekar
01 Sep 2022 to 31 Aug 2025

The livelihood of the rural population in Jammu and Kashmir is particularly threatened by climate change due to the negative impact of varied rainfall patterns and more frequent extreme weather events...
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Transformative Climate Action Using Participatory Data Driven Decision Making Platforms (T-CAP) On-going

Project Lead: Himanshu Shekhar
15 Jul 2022 to 14 Jan 2025

While digital means are increasingly used to assist in managing cities, an untapped potential lies in using these means to facilitate participatory local level policy making and implementation to cata...
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Waste Solutions for a Circular Economy in India On-going

Project Lead: Jai Kumar
01 Sep 2020 to 30 Sep 2025

Indian cities, generate ~62 million tonnes of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) annually, which is disposed at landfills or unmanaged dumpsites causing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and other environmental...
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Wetlands Management for Biodiversity and Climate Protection On-going

Project Lead: Ravindra Singh
01 Sep 2018 to 31 Aug 2025

Wetlands play an important role in climate and biodiversity protection. Therefore, the project contributes to improving the management of wetlands in India by promoting the ecosystem-based integrated ...
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