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Institute for Social and Environmental Transition (ISET)



ISET focuses on environmentally sustainable development and poverty alleviation within the context of rapid social, economic, political and environmental change (including climate change and variability). All of ISET's programmes are focused in the South Asia region, specifically India, Nepal and Pakistan.

Action pledges 

Flexibility for the Future: Adapting in an Uncertain Climate ISET Action Pledges to Support the Nairobi Workplan Programme

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Regional focus Asia and the Pacific
North America
Sector Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Oceans and coastal areas
Science, assessment, monitoring and early warning
Terrestrial ecosystems
Transport, infrastructure and human settlements
Water resources
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Climate-resilient development planning
Disaster risk reduction
Knowledge management
Monitoring and evaluation
Pilot adaptation programmes/projects
Risk/vulnerability mapping
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Climate modelling, scenarios and downscaling
Economic diversification
Methods and tools
Climate hazards
Operational scale Global

Organizations, institutions and private sector companies at all levels and in a wide range of sectors can become engaged with the NWP by becoming a partner and making Action Pledges. Information about how organizations can become engaged with work on adaptation under the NWP can be found here.