New PPP to Promote Climate Change Resilience in Developing Countries

17 Jun 2015 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
WASHINGTON, DC, United States

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...

Request Subscription

SUBSCRIBE FREE to "The Water Diplomat" (monthly), or try the OOSKAnews International Water Weekly (paid subscription)