Wednesday, March 7, 2012

AdaptCap Project - Climate Proofing Vulnerable Coastal Communities

Project Funding

This project is financed by the European Commission under the programme Thematic Programme for Environment and Sustainable Management of Natural Resources, including Energy. This programme and the approach of EuropeAid follow the budget line 21 04 01.

The European Commission is the European Community’s executive body led by 27 Commissioners. The Commission is manager and executor of common policies and of international trade relationships and responsible for the management of European Union external assistance.

Project Management

GIZ-ASEM is a joint programme of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) Government of India and the Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), focusing on urban and industrial environmental management in India.

ASEM supports and coordinates projects providing environmentally, economically and socially viable solutions which creates win-win situations for all stakeholders.

During this project, GIZ-ASEM is the lead applicant and responsible for the overall project management, including (but not limited to):

• Management and control of the project implementation according to the contracted work programme including the management of involved personnel.
• Responsibility for overall project management, organization of meetings, drafting of contracts, financial, administration and evaluation, reporting, co-ordination of all activities in India.
• Overall responsibility for the implementation of pilot projects.
• Overall responsibility for the training courses.

Project Partners

The following organisations have come together with GIZ-ASEM and European Commission for the AdaptCap project:

adelphi research is a leading non-profit think tank for policy analysis and strategy consulting based in Germany. They offer creative solutions and services on global environment and development challenges for policy, business and civil society communities. Their projects contribute to sustaining natural life systems and fostering sustainable enterprises. adelphi´s clients include international organisations, governments, public institutions, corporations and associations. adelphi has extensive experience in technology transfer and international dialogue and has a proven track record as project manager of complex international projects, several Indo-German cooperation projects for EuropeAid and other donors.

Contact address (main office):
Contacts: Mikael Henzler, Sibylle Kabisch
Caspar-Theyss-Str. 14a, 14193 Berlin
T: +49/30 89 000 68 0
E: henzler[at], kabisch[at] (note: replace [at] with @)

Contact address (India office):
Contact: Ronjon Chakrabarti
c/o Green Vision
404 Vishal Bhawan; 95 Nehru Place
New Delhi – 110019; India
T: +91/1166627277, 26412042
E: chakrabarti[at] (note: replace [at] with @)

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, South Asia

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, South Asia ICLEI SA, is the South Asian regional chapter of ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability. It aims to build and serve a regional network of local governments to achieve tangible improvements in regional and global sustainability through cumulative local actions. Over the past decade ICLEI SA has emerged as a strong and vibrant local government association with a membership base of about 45 cities.

ICLEI SA has worked with South Asian cities on climate change adaptation, energy and environmental sustainability related activities with funding support by various national and international partners.

Contact address:
Contact: Emani Kumar
Ground Floor, NSIC-STP Complex, NSIC Bhawan
Okhla Industrial Estate
New Delhi – 110020
T: +91/11-41067220
E: iclei-southasia[at] (note: replace [at] with @)

AGS – Academy of Gandhian Studies

With the support of GIZ and Plan International, AGS has executed various comprehensive programmes for the Tsunami affected on Disaster management, desalination and desilation of land, renovation of water bodies, coastal plantation, construction of multipurpose centres, establishment of early warning systems, formation of team and committees and capacity building on disaster preparedness, plan preparation and advocacy and lobbying. AGS coordinates the activities of more than 15 partner NGOs along coastal Andhra Pradesh for implementation of various programmes. AGS worked with GIZ on the Asia Pro Eco II B Post Tsunami project in the Nellore, Prakasam, Vishakhapatnam, East and West Godavari regions of Andhra Pradesh.

Contact address:

Contact: Gopalakrishna Murthy
Academy of Gandhian Studies
18-3-60, SDRSI Complex
K.T. Bye pass Road
Tirupati – 517507, Andhra Pradesh

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