This paper describes research undertaken in five Indian cities (Shimla, Indore, Gorakhpur, Panjim and Guwahati), to improve the understanding of the vulnerability of urban poor children to climatic risks and the role of peri-urban ecosystems in resilience building.

This guidance provides support to practitioners and policymakers on the role of peri-urban ecosystems in adaptation and the resilience of urban systems against climatic and water related disasters. The guidance focuses on the Asia-Pacific region in particular, but also contains helpful information for other developing country contexts.

This annual report by Gorakhpur Environmental Action Group (GEAG)highlights their contribution to the various environmental movements in India. And addresses the issue of sustainable livelihood through environmental and natural resource management by concentrating its efforts towards empowering marginalized section of the society.

GEAG is a part of South Asian collaborative action research

This report, to support the implementation of UNDP's India country Programme Action Plan 2008-2012, is based on an assessment study on climate change adaptation activities in the country.