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Adaptation to climate change

There are two main policy responses to climate change: mitigation and adaptation. Mitigation addresses the root causes by reducing emissions, while adaptation seeks to lower the risks posed by the consequences of climatic changes.

Both approaches are necessary. Even if emissions are dramatically decreased, adaptation will still be needed to deal with the changes already set in motion.

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Countries

Read about the programme in each country to find out what activities are funded, how to apply, or how to get involved as a partner.

Get involved

For applicants

Funding is available for entities registered in the beneficiary countries having this programme. These may include local governments, urban planners and research and educational institutes.

For partners

The Norwegian Environment Agency, the Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection and the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate are all donor programme partners in this area. They can assist Norwegian organisations who wish to get involved.

Project partnerships between entities in the donor and beneficiary countries are encouraged.

Find out more about how you can get involved

Calls for proposals

Each programme funds a variety of projects. Projects are selected following calls for proposals organised by the programme operator in each country.

Ongoing calls for proposals under this programme area

Deadline Country
There are no further calls for proposals

Project stories, news and features

 

Increasing interest in climate change

09.09.2015

How do you get students more interested in learning about climate change? Portuguese teachers are using video, pictures and social media when teaching this important topic.

Solving water supply problems for Hungarian farmers

04.06.2015

The Homokhát area in the south of Hungary experiences both long periods of drought and heavy rainfall. Improving the water network system to secure adequate water supply for agriculture production is therefore important.

Preventing flood damage

10.04.2014

“Changes in water levels have a greater impact on the living conditions of the less well off,” explains Judit Bálint, project manager at the Regional Environmental Center (REC) in Hungary.

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