INTASAVE-CARIBSAVE specialise in innovative climate change solutions and sustainable international development; supporting and enhancing livelihoods, economies and environments around the world.

 
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Press Release: Major Study Highlights Threat to Caribbean’s Coral Reefs and Opportunity for Saving Them

Press Release: Major Study Highlights Threat to Caribbean’s Coral Reefs and Opportunity for Saving Them

Written by: Dr Owen Day (Director of Ecosystem-based Adaptation and the C-FISH Project, CARIBSAVE) and  Dr Ulric Trotz (Deputy Director, Caribbean Community Climate Change Center) (Excerpt from the press release…) A BBC news item called “From Despair to Repair:  Dramatic Decline of Caribbean Corals Can Be Reversed” published last week is a resounding call to … Continued

International Call for Post-Doctoral Fellows in Climate Change Research

International Call for Post-Doctoral Fellows in Climate Change Research

The Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) invites applications for Post-Doctoral Fellows to participate in a 5-year international interdisciplinary research programme on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation in the Semi-Arid Areas of South Asia. Appointments will be for a…

Forest Area Management Capacity Building in Jamaica

Forest Area Management Capacity Building in Jamaica

The Dolphin Head Forest Area is a key biodiversity area (KBA) in Jamaica which has regional and global significance with respect to species biodiversity. This forest area is recorded to have a higher density of local endemic plant species and…

Four PhD Scholarships in Climate Change Adaptation

Four PhD Scholarships in Climate Change Adaptation

Applications are invited for four full-time PhD scholarships to support students at the University of Botswana and University of Cape Town who will conduct their research in South-Western Africa on topics related to the Adaptation at Scale in Semi Arid Regions (ASSAR)…

Featured Project: Solar Nano Grids, Kenya & Bangladesh

Featured Project: Solar Nano Grids, Kenya & Bangladesh

Kenya Vision 2030: Integrating Climate Change Adaptation

Kenya Vision 2030: Integrating Climate Change Adaptation

Integrating climate change adaptation measures into Kenya’s Vision 2030 national development projects In cooperation with the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) and the Vision 2030 Secretariat, The INTASAVE Partnership aims to mainstream and systematically integrate climate change adaptation measures in to national development projects, thereby promoting sustainable development in Kenya. Specifically the project aims to: Foster a … Continued

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Mission

Supporting and enhancing livelihoods, economies and environments around the world; in an era of global environmental change and economic restructuring, providing innovative, dynamic and evidence-based solutions.

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation

Enhancing the understanding of the effects of climate change, and developing and implementing strategies to reduce vulnerabilities and increase the resilience of countries, ecosystems, economies and communities

Society and Livelihoods

Reducing poverty, building capacity, enhancing livelihoods and working with gender differentials and vulnerable groups through participatory engagement with communities, governments and the private sector

Education and Youth

Empowering future generations to respond to the challenges and opportunity in climate change and sustainable growth.

Green Growth and Blue Economy

Assisting and fostering sustainable environments and economies by partnering with communities, governments and the private sector in the incorporation of low-carbon development and effective terrestrial and marine resource management

South-South Cooperation, Knowledge Exchange & Development

Working to create and exchange knowledge and good practice across south-south countries, regions and networks to develop capacity and capability to achieve climate resilience and sustainable development

Climate Governance & Legislation

Partnering with governments, regional institutions and key stakeholders, to support the formulation and implementation of national, regional and global climate change policies and programmes

Vision

A world that responds to the opportunities and challenges of a changing climate and provides an equitable and sustainable future for all. 

Values

People, Partnerships and Professionalism 

Some Recent and Current Projects

  • China and South-South Adaptation Exchange

    China and South-South Adaptation Exchange

  • Global Small Islands and Climate Change

    Global Small Islands and Climate Change

  • Caribbean Fish Sanctuaries

    Caribbean Fish Sanctuaries

  • Coastal Communities and Climate Change

    Coastal Communities and Climate Change

  • Greening Tobago

    Greening Tobago

  • Climate Change Risk Atlas

    Climate Change Risk Atlas

“Although located in very different areas of the world, shorelines share many of the same risks. Small and medium-sized communities that often lack the technical and economic capacities of large cities face specific challenges of understanding the risks of climate change and mobilizing the resources needed for effective adaptation.”

Daniel Scott

Canada Research Chair in Global Change and Tourism & Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3), University of Waterloo, Canada

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