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The CARE for South Asia project supports the region in building resilience to climate change by improving the availability of regional data and knowledge, developing guidelines, tools and capacities, and promoting climate-resilient decisions, policies and investments across key sectors in beneficiary countries.


The project is implemented by ADPC and RIMES, and supported by the World Bank. RIMES implements the first component on promoting evidence-based climate smart decision-making and ADPC implements the second on enhancing policies, standards, and capacities for climate-resilient development in South Asia.

  • Advisory services for policy and investment interventions
  • Promote climate-resilient design and standards
  • Implementation support to climate-risk management solutions
  • Innovation for climate adaptation and resilience

To learn more about ADPC's component under the project, click here.


  • Improved access to regional climate information and analytics for climate-informed decisionmaking
  • National-level planning and decision-making tools are better climate risk-informed
  • Regional climate resilience guidelines incorporated into national standards
  • Sectoral investments supported to include climate risks and resilient design
  • Institutional capacities strengthened to undertake climate-informed policies and planning

Geographical Outreach

  • South Asia region
  • Bangladesh
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan

Sectoral Focus

  • Climate-smart agriculture
  • Integrated water resources management
  • Resilient transport infrastructure
  • Finance
  • Policy and planning

Project Duration

  • May 2020 - August 2025


Project Appraisal Document

The document provides a detailed description of CARE for South Asia.

Environmental and Social Commitment Plan

The document sets out the measures and actions, as well as their timings, to better manage the environmental and social risks of CARE for South Asia.

Stakeholder Engagement Plan

The document outlines the plan to enable the participation of stakeholders, and to ensure that project design, approaches and activities are inclusive.