Climate resilience Current Affairs, GK & News
Union Minister of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Giriraj Singh, launched the “Climate Resilience Information System and Planning (CRISP-M) tool” through a virtual event. Key Points The CRISP-M tool has been launched in order to integrate the climate information in the “Geographic Information System (GIS) based watershed planning” under the MGNREGA. This tool will help ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
The International Day of Rural Women is celebrated every year on 15th of October to recognize the critical role and contribution of rural women (including indigenous women) in increasing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty”. The 2019 theme is “Rural women and girls building climate resilience”.
The Union Cabinet has recently given ex-post facto approval for the Establishment of an International Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) along with its supporting Secretariat Office in New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch CDRI during the UN Climate Summit in New York on September 23, 2019.The CDRI will serve as a platform ..
Under climate resilience program, the World Bank has recently approved $250 million aid to Kerala for its Resilient Kerala Programme (RKP) to brace against natural disasters. Hence, Kerala has become the first Indian state to get this fund to enhance the state’s resilience against the impacts of natural disasters and climate change. The Resilient Kerala ..
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 ..
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