Asociación Civil Apu Kuntur, an NGO based in Argentina, is one of several projects awarded by ARA micro-grants to empower communities to identify adaptation solutions for local impacts resulting from climate change.
30 awardees from Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America & the Caribbean will receive micro-grants of up to GBP 15,000 to carry out inclusive, locally-led action research for identifying needs and opportunities for building resilience.
The Adaptation Research Alliance celebrated its one-year anniversary at COP27 with several events underscoring its work to bridge adaptation research and action.
The Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA) has launched Grassroots Action Research Micro-grants, a series of grants each totalling GBP 15,000 that support locally led adaptation initiatives.
Less than 4% of global climate change research funding is spent in Africa. Of the estimated USD 1.26 billion in funding earmarked for Africa-related research on climate impacts, mitigation and adaptation, less than 15% goes to local research institutions.
A global adaptation micro-grant initiative is supporting a project which aims to transform climate-smart agricultural techniques in Madagascar.
A total of 25 projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America have been awarded by the Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA) micro-grants initiative.