TERI, FNI, INTASAVE-CARIBSAVE signed MOU to further Climate & Development Agenda

The three institutes have identified cooperation in nine areas such as climate change mitigation and adaptation, low carbon strategies and global policy advocacy among others.

Created On: Apr 18, 2015 12:14 ISTModified On: Apr 18, 2015 12:54 IST

TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute) on 16 April 2015 signed an agreement with two global research institutes, namely Fridtjof Nansen Institute (FNI) and INTASAVE-CARIBSAVE Group. The agreement was signed for exchange of knowledge and cooperation on issues related to climate change.

As part of MoU, the three institutes will work together to promote research and development, including policy analysis in the areas of green growth, climate change, sustainable energy, natural resource management, capacity building and knowledge exchange.

The nine areas of mutual interest identified by these three organisations were:
• Co-benefits of Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
• Green Growth and Resource Efficiency
• Environment and Development
• Low Carbon Strategies
• Institutions and Governance
• International Cooperation
• South-South Knowledge Exchange
• Capacity Building
• National, Regional and Global Policy Advocacy

Why the partnership is significant?
The partnership assumes significance because it will help to further global partnerships for Post-2015 Climate and Development Agenda as it will require innovation, new partnerships, knowledge-sharing and implementation.

About TERI
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) is an independent institution, committed to every aspect of energy, environment and sustainable development at. TERI has more than 40 years of excellence in research and innovation.

About FNI

The Fridtjof Nansen Institute (FNI) is an independent Norwegian institution is engaged in research on international environmental, energy, and resource management politics.

INTASAVE-CARIBSAVE Group is a not-for-profit organization with its headquarters in the United Kingdom. It has offices in Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Caribbean and Europe.


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