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India gets USD 43 million from Green Climate Fund to boost climate resilience in 3 coastal states

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 14, 2019

In a move that may positively impact over 10 million people living on the coastline, India on Wednesday kicked-off a USD 43 million project to boost climate resilience in three coastal states in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The project is...

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Effects of global slowdown more pronounced in India: IMF chief

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 10, 2019

The largest emerging market economies like India are experiencing an even "more pronounced" effect of the global downturn, new IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva has said, warning that the global economy is witnessing "synchronized slowdown" which will result in slower growth for...

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Confronting the new climate reality in Asia and the Pacific

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 19, 2019

For many this means ambition and action that enables countries to decarbonize their economies by the middle of the century. But that is only half the equation. Equally ambitious plans are also needed to build the resilience of vulnerable sectors and communities being battered...

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ADB approves $500 mn for Tamil Nadu water supply, sewerage, drainage infrastructure

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 26, 2018

The board of directors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved financing of up to $500 million for a multi-tranche financing facility (MFF) that will develop climate-resilient water...

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