Partners and support

Supported by

swedennorwegian ministry of foreign affairs

Promoter Organizations



Programme Management Unit


Climate change scenarios
Water availability and demand scenario
Ecosystem services
Food security
Vulnerability and adaptation
Gender and adaptation
Communications and outreach

Regional and Cross Component Research and Action

* Names have been listed in alphabetical order by surname

Partners and their roles

Partner organization

Key role

Institute of Water Modelling (IWM) Water availability and demand scenarios
Asia International Rivers Center (AIRC)/Yunnan University Climate scenarios,
water demand scenario, food security and adaptation
Chengdu Institute of Biology (CIB) Ecosystem services
Ecological Environment Protection Research Center, Yunnan Institute of Environmental Science Action Research on ecosystems,  vulnerability and adaptation in Dali area
Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR) Climate scenario, water demand scenario, food security
Kunming Institute of Botany (KIB) – including Centre for
Mountain Ecosystem Studies (CMES)
Programme management, Support research on ecosystem services, food security, adaptation, gender
Social Development Institute, Sichuan University Vulnerability and adaptation in Lhasa
Women and Development Research Centre (WAD), Yunnan Academy of Social Sciences (YASS) Labour migration, remittance, adaptation and gender
Aaranyak, India Labour migration, remittance, adaptation, VACA survey and pilot studies
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi Water availability and demand scenarios
Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc) Bangalore Vegetation modeling
Center for Environmental and Agricultural Policy Research, Extension and Development (CEAPRED) Climate Smart Villages implementation
Koshi Victim Society (KVS), Nepal VACA survey
South Asian Network of Environmental Economists (SANDEE) Ecosystem assessments
Nepal Development Research Institute (NDRI) Data collection and analysis, VACA survey
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Support HICAP in the Koshi basin, particularly for ecosystem services
Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and NRM (WOCAN) Inputs on gender issues
Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) VACA survey and other studies
International Water Management Institute (IWMI) Water availability and demand scenarios
Pakistan Agriculture Research Council  (PARC) Ecosystem services and assessments
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Ecosystem services and assessments
Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research (BCCR), Norway Development of climate scenarios
FutureWater, the Netherlands Development of climate scenarios, hydrological projections
International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, Netherlands Institutional and policy analysis
University of Sussex, United Kingdom Labour migration, remittance and adaptation


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