Identification of Priority Issues on Water, Agriculture and Climate Change in India under APAN

Background of GWP-SAS and APAN: The Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN) is the first regional network under Global Adaptation Network (GAN) formed in response to the growing knowledge and capacity building needs in climate change adaptation. The activities of APAN focus on the most vulnerable ecosystems and sectors such as water, agriculture and mountains. GWP operates in South Asia as a Regional Water Partnership, through Country Water Partnerships (CWP) in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The Regional Hub (RH) of APAN functions as a knowledge center and provides technical assistance for adaptation. The purpose of APAN is that the knowledge gained while implementing the different programs requires effective dissemination for influencing the national policies and strategies. GWP-SAS is implementing the sub regional activities of APAN related to water, agriculture and climate change in all the six Country Water Partnerships of the region by involving multi-stakeholders through consultations. Executive Secretary, India Water Partnership (GWP-India) is thematic node contact person from India

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