APN Announces New Projects to Link Adaptation with Disaster Risk Reduction and Loss & Damage

30 April 2014, Kathmandu, Nepal/Kobe, Japan — Today, at IIED’s 8th Annual Community Based Adaptation Conference, the APN announces awards to 13 projects that will contribute to linking climate change adaptation with disaster risk reduction and loss & damage.

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Dr. Akio Takemoto, APN Secretariat Director announces the new projects at CBA8. (Photo: ICCCAD)

Of the 13 proposals selected through an open call launched in autumn 2013, eight are categorized as regional research-based projects and five are capacity development projects.

The projects will be part of the activities under APN’s newly-established Climate Adaptation Framework, which targets towards strengthening science-based adaptation activities of APN countries through enhancing research, capacity development and regional networking.

A detailed list of approved proposals can be downloaded here.