Towards Climate Compatible Development in India

Journal / Periodical

Towards Climate Compatible Development in India

ORGANISER: All India Disaster Mitigation Institute
AUTHORS: Mihir R. Bhatt with AIDMI Team; Dr. Dinesh Chandra Devkota, Mr. Keshav Paudel, and Mr. Sujit Karmacharya, IDS Nepal; Jay Anand, Chaudhury Shripati Mishra, B. Chandra Guptha, Trinath Taraputia, and V. A. Nambi, M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, Tamil Nadu; Chandra Sekhar Bahinipati, Gujarat Institute of Development Research (GIDR), Ahmedabad and Bijaya Kumar Kabi, Action for Protection of Wild Animals (APOWA), Odisha, India; Ms. Chicu Lokgariwar, India Water Portal.


January 2015

RESOURCE issue no. 123 - January 2015


This issue of focuses on the important theme of Climate Compatible Development in India. As an emerging humanitarian ideal, climate compatible development can be described as the interface between development, disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation.


It strives to initiate short and long term adaptation measures that can lead to a resilient future and help in the achievement of nationally and internationally agreed development goals. This issue of contains articles that provide some of the experiences and expertise of the individuals and organizations that have strived towards this ideal in India. The scope of this issue ranges from Odisha's efforts to move in the direction of climate smart disaster risk management to the protection of India as a regional energy node from the onslaught of disasters.


This issue of is titled ‘Towards Climate Compatible Development in India’ contents includes: (i) Odisha Moving Towards Climate Smart Disaster Risk Management; (ii) Ahmedabad at Forefront of Climate Change Adaptation: Frances Beinecke; (iii) HFA2 Implementation Challenges and Opportunities: A Nepalese Perspective; (iv) Training Needs Assessment on DRR-CCA in Assam: Reviewing Resilience;  (vi) Promoting Sustainable Agriculture; (vii) Why Local Communities Participate in Enhancing Restoration Mangrove Ecosystems in Odisha to Mitigate Impacts of Cyclonic Storms?; (viii) Lucknow Declaration on Mainstreaming DRR and CCA in Development Planning; and (ix) Regional Energy Node and Disaster Risk Reduction.


Themes: Climate Change, Disaster Risk Reduction, HFA2, Community Perspective