UN grants India $43 mn to boost climate resilience for coastal communities


The grant is a part of more than $1 billion approved by the Green Climate Fund for 19 new projects to help developing countries tackle climate change

UN grants India $43 mn to boost climate resilience for coastal communities

A UN-backed fund has approved $43.4 million for enhancing climate resilience for millions of people living in India’s coastal communities as part of its efforts to combat extreme impacts of climate change.

The grant is a part of more than $1 billion approved by the Green Climate Fund for 19 new projects to help developing countries tackle climate change.

The new project will be supported through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and is an essential step for India in reaching its goals outlined in the Paris Agreement and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

These global compacts call on every nation to end poverty and hunger by 2030, and to take strong action to ensure no one is left behind in protecting vulnerable people from the extreme impacts of climate change. Read More

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