UNDP suppports Green Climate Fund (GCF)
On October 21, the UN-backed Green Climate Fund (GCF) approved $43.4 million for enhancing climate resilience for millions of people living in India’s coastal communities in Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Odisha as part of its efforts to combat extreme impacts of climate change. The grant is a part of more than $1 billion approved by GEC board in its 21st meeting in Bahrain’s capital Manama 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.
Topics: Climate change • Climate change policy • Climate resilience • Global warming • Green Climate Fund • Nature • Physical geography • Sustainable Development Goals • United Nations Development Programme • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change