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2nd stakeholder Workshop under the East Africa India Peru Climate Capacities Project (EPICC)

10.10.2019 - Press release
Dr. Jörg Polster
Dr. Jörg Polster© German Embassy New Delhi

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in collaboration with the Potsdam Institute of Climate Impact Research (PIK) organized the 2nd stakeholder Workshop under the East Africa India Peru Climate Capacities Project (EPICC).

The aim of the Project is to strengthen resilience against disruptive weather phenomena and climate change at national, regional and local level in the three partner countries namely India, Peru and Tanzania.

It is a part of the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) Germany which has been financing climate and biodiversity projects in developing and newly industrialising countries since 2008.

2nd stakeholder Workshop under the East Africa India Peru Climate Capacities Project (EPICC)
2nd stakeholder Workshop under the East Africa India Peru Climate Capacities Project (EPICC)© German Embassy New Delhi

Over 700 projects, more than 50 with Indian partners have been supported so far. Dr. Jörg Polster, Minister and Head of Economic Cooperation inaugurated the Workshop on September 16th, along with other Indian and German dignitaries.

Dr. Jörg Polster, Minister and Head of Economic Cooperation inaugurated the Workshop
Dr. Jörg Polster, Minister and Head of Economic Cooperation inaugurated the Workshop© German Embassy New Delhi

In his welcome address, he mentioned how Germany and India are already collaborating in areas of climate change adaptation and mitigation, as well as on innovative green technologies.

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