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Budgeting for Climate Change: A Guidance Note for Governments to Integrate Climate Change into Budgeting

This Guidance Note draws on the experiences in climate budgeting that emerge from Asia-Pacific countries and captures emerging global trends with adopted principles and steps involved.  


Fighting COVID-19 surges in South Asia

As wealthy countries expand their vaccination programmes and begin to emerge from lockdown, a second deadly wave of the virus has hit South Asia.  


Digital technology can be a gamechanger in emergency health response

At the end of every day, health worker Amrit Kaur uses her smartphone to log in details of vaccines utilized and those in stock for immunization. Her smartphone app helps her manage the vaccine stocks…  


One Among Nature: Protecting Our Ecosystems

let us pledge to preserve and protect our planet’s resourceful and nurturing ecosystems before it is too late.  



The Tale of Telangana–A Journey of Innovation

Telangana, one of the youngest states in India, has been the first to roll out an Innovation Policy and set up a number of innovation platforms.  


Counting sheep as grasslands shrink in India's Gujarat state

Pastoralists from Kachchh walk great distances in search of grazing lands for their sheep in Gujarat, even as pastures disappear or become inaccessible, and climate patterns get ever more erratic  


Minds at the margin are not marginal minds

Incredible richness of local innovations are continuously flourishing on the edges. These innovations are often overlooked and flagged as marginal.  


Government Co-financing in India to accelerate achievement of national development priorities

Fully aligned with the national development agenda, UNDP’s work in India is aimed at bridging capacity gaps and removing implementation bottlenecks.  


Green Climate Fund approves US$43 million for UNDP-supported project to boost climate resilience for millions living in India’s coastal communities

India takes bold steps to achieve Paris Goals with new project that will build climate-resilient livelihoods for 1.7 million people, offset 3.5 million tons of carbon, protect vulnerable ecosystems,…  

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