New PPP to Promote Climate Change Resilience in Developing Countries

17 Jun 2015 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
WASHINGTON, DC, United States
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The American Red Cross, the US government and eight other organizations have launched a new public-private partnership to promote climate change resilience in developing countries.The Climate Services for Resilient Development initiative is starting off with $34 million USD in funding from participating partners.It will initially focus on three countries -- Colombia, Ethiopia and Bangladesh --  in three different regions of the world, where it will provide tools and educational resources to improve preparedness and decision-making in the face of climate change impacts.The initiative is being supported by the Asian Development Bank, GIS software provider Esri, Google, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Skoll Global Threats Fund, and the British government...

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