The Adaptation Knowledge Platform is working towards building bridges between current knowledge on adaptation to climate change and various stakeholders. Activities have been initiated in the five pilot countries, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Nepal, Thailand and Viet Nam, with local partner’s mobilized and key knowledge and capacity gaps identified.

New Delhi: The Prime Minister

Highlighting the importance of alternative energy efficient technologies, experts on Monday called for more awareness on how the climate change is going to affect every aspect of life.

Speaking at a seminar on climate change, they also sought more information on use of energy efficient devices, cut in fossil fuel consumption, and reduction in greenhouse emission.

The ‘Environmental Knowledge for Disaster Risk Management (ekDRM)’ project aims at capacity development in disaster risk management by advancing environmental knowledge, particularly the use of statistics and space technology including remote sensing & GIS for decision support systems (DSS); spatial planning for Na-tech disasters within the

A case study of how science is taught in some of the primary schools in Hoshangabad district in Madhya Pradesh reveals that a lack of “cultural capital” does hamper the economically poor students in synchronising with the “education” that is designed in school textbooks and taught by teachers.

This major study analyses where, why and by whom science is being carried out around the world, and how this is changing. Examines how international networks of collaboration are changing the way in which scientific research is conducted, funded, the implications  on decision makers in government, NGOs. etc and includes recommendations on how international collaboration can be harnessed to tackle global problems more effectively.

By ending ownership of ideas we can banish ignorance and change human history.

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This document provides an analysis of capacity development for
biodiversity and ecosystem services with a view to facilitating discussions at the third ad hoc intergovernmental and multi-stakeholder meeting on an intergovernmental science-policy platform on biodiversity and ecosystem services.

The Copenhagen climate change meeting needs to make decisions on the structures and institutional arrangements to fund and deliver climate change adaptation (CCA) at the international level, and mechanisms to integrate CCA principles and approaches into developing country policy processes.

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