New: CCRD’s new video, “World of Wheat”, showcases the climate and development challenges faced by Kazakhstan's wheat sector and the USAID CCRD's objectives there. Watch and read more here.
Climate Change Resilient Development (CCRD) is a global, four-year project in support of USAID’s Global Climate Change Office. CCRD's climate adaptation-focused programs operate in 33 countries throughout Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, and Latin America, and the Caribbean.
Employing USAID/GCC's strategic “development first" framework, CCRD delivers guidance, technical assistance, and
capacity building to 3 Regional Bureaus and 8 Missions for USAID, several national governments, and
dozens of local communities around the world to integrate climate change concerns into
development policy, planning, and implementation.
CCRD also explores emerging
issues in climate adaptation by developing innovative programs, such as the,
Explore the CCRD Library for Technical Reports, Factsheets, and Workshop Summaries.
USAID Bureaus and Missions to mainstream adaptation into planning; utilize custom-tailored, industry-first tools; provide technical assistance; and build capacity to their respective stakeholders.
In addition, CCRD coordinates with other U.S. Government agencies (including NOAA and the Department
of State) to promote innovation in climate adaptation
CCRD is implemented by Engility/IRG and a consortium of four private contractors (ICF, Stratus Consulting, Cascadia, and Manoff Group), two NGOs (Environmental Law Foundation and The Mountain Institute), and three universities (IRI/Columbia University, University of Texas at Austin, and University of South Carolina).
For further information, please contact Michael E. Cote, Senior Climate Adaptation Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org.