India urgently requires substantial investment in climate adaptation efforts to sustain progress on development. Recognizing the criticality of the impact of climate change for development and growth, India has anchored its adaptation approach within the country’s wider development goals.

Analyzing how intensifying climate change threatens to increase poverty and hunger in Asia and the Pacific, this report highlights the need for transformative solutions that advance climate action, increase resilience, and protect hard-fought development gains.

The Standing Committee on Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Food Processing (2023-24), present this Sixty-Eighth Report on the Subject ‘Promotion of Climate Resilient Farming' pertaining to the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare).

Climate change is creating significant risks for people, livelihoods and the economy of Rajasthan, particularly to water and food security. The UN estimates India's climate inaction over the past two decades incurred direct costs totalling INR 13.14 lakh crore (USD 179.5 billion).

National climate ambitions have been hampered by a lack of understanding of the impacts of the transition to a low-carbon economy as well as the consequences of inaction.