CAREC and Grantham Research Institute cooperate for climate resilience in Tajikistan
The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment (GRI) of the London School of Economics (LSE) expressed its eagerness to cooperate with the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) to launch a new research on climate-resilient development in Tajikistan.
The Institute’s researcher is going to have a first introductory visit to Tajikistan in the frameworks of the National Stakeholder Workshop on migration, remittances and climate resilience, which will take place on March 31, 2016 in Dushanbe. In the following weeks, researcher will meet with key governmental and non-governmental counterparts in Tajikistan to identify an area of collaborative research for 2016-2017. One of the points of interest of GRI/CAREC is the research topic of climate investments and rural development.
Jeremy Grantham – is a well-known philanthropist, who distinguished by a special activity in the sphere of environmental protection. In 1997, he founded the Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment. Subsequently, in 2008 he founded the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment under the London School of Economics. In 2011, the Foundation gave $1 million to the Sierra Club and Nature Conservancy, the leading U.S. conservation charities, and $2 million to the Environmental Defense Fund. The Foundation also provides support to Greenpeace, the World Wildlife Fund and the Smithsonian Institution.