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WRI established its India office in 2011. We work with leaders in business, government, and civil society to expand clean energy development, combat climate change, and develop sustainable transport solutions. Learn more about our work in India. Visit the WRI India website.

Restoration Opportunities Atlas of India

Protecting forests from degradation, deforestation and fragmentation, and tree-based landscape restoration are globally recognised as cost-effective solutions for combatting climate change. As part of the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) under the Paris climate agreement, India committed...

Cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America Create Safer, More Sustainable Streets

With WRI Brasil help, city officials and civic groups in Fortaleza, Brazil, turned a parking and traffic lanes into a pedestrian plaza. Strongly positive public feedback has led to similar projects in other areas. Photo by Rodrigo Capote/WRI Brasil

WRI Informs Urban Development Roadmap for Karnataka, India

A street in Bangalore, the largest city in Karnataka state, which is home to some 60 million people. WRI India helped craft the state’s Nava Karnataka 2025 plan, which addresses problems such as sprawl, poverty. Photo by Ryan ruffin_ready/Flickr

Forest Watcher Mobile App and Alerts Help Curb Illegal Deforestation

Members of a community group in Riau, Indonesia, traveling by boat use WRI’s Forest Watcher app to monitor deforestation. Photo by Jikalihari/WRI

Mainstreaming Adaptation in Action: Case Studies from Two States in India

India will face considerable and varied climate change impacts in the coming decades. The country has a large population with high poverty and low adaptive capacity, heavy dependence on climate-sensitive sectors, and is likely to face negative climate change impacts. These factors make...

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