On 23 and 24 March 2022, a two-day intervention training programme on crop diversification was led by the Government of Himachal Pradesh and GIZ. The training aimed to enhance the resilience of women farmers by equipping them with the necessary knowledge and skills to diversify their crops and explore alternative income streams beyond traditional agriculture.
What does carbon proofing look like in Himachal Pradesh, India? The Eco-village Scheme with its innovative concept demonstrates a model of environmentally sustainable development, supported by the state government and GIZ.
Learn about the Government of Himachal Pradesh's efforts to incorporate climate change and disaster risk reduction issues at the highest levels of governance. The article discusses how the state government transformed the administrative and technical outlook to institutionalize the state's knowledge network and mainstream SDG 13 in the planning process.
Dr. Suresh Chand Attri, Principal Scientific Officer presently working at Sub-National level in India has a wider experience of over 25 years in Environment Management, Air Water Pollution, Analysis & Planning, Environmental Issues, Climate Change, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Agriculture, Waste Management and Renewable Sources of Energy.
He is Climate Change Specialist in India from Himalayan region. He is solely responsible for Preparation, Implementation of Sub-National Climate Change Action Plan.
He has prepared the Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Reports at the lowest unit of Planning i.e., Village-Micro watershed level through Hydrological Modelling.
He is currently the State Coordinator of the Himachal Pradesh Knowledge Cell on Climate Change. He has many publications through the Department of Environment, Science and Technology.
He has always focused his efforts on communicating and raising awareness of sustainable development issues.
Dr. Attri has prepared the first ever Green House Gas Emission Inventory at Sub-National Level.
Government of Himachal Pradesh
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
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