Centre for Climate Change and Environmental Research (C3ER), BRAC University, was established in 2011. C3ER’s Vision is to craft sustainable & adaptive solutions for society, and its targets are to be established as a cutting-edge research and academic institute in Bangladesh working in the field of climate physical science and natural resources management. C3ER has extensive expertise in climate change adaptation, mitigation, loss and damage, natural resource management, knowledge sharing, capacity building, Remote Sensing, GIS and databases, policy advocacy, and governance, etc. Since its establishment, C3ER’s primary goal as an academic research institute is to generate new knowledge, share it with other stakeholders, and influence policymakers. C3ER adheres to the principle of “Leave No One Behind.”

Along with research activities, C3ER has expertise in formulating national policies and plans. It has been involved in the formulation process of several policy documents, including the National Adaptation Plan (NAP), 2023-2030; the updating of National Determined Contribution (NDC), 2021; Bangladesh Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan (BCCSAP), 2009; Bangladesh Climate Change Gender Action Plan (BCCGAP), 2022 and Sector Action Plan on “Environment & Climate Change”, 2022, etc.

In addition to this, C3ER has a capacity-building unit from where it provides capacity-building training on Climate change vulnerability, Disaster Management, Gender Mainstreaming Guidelines, Access to Green Climate Fund (GCF), Climate Finance, and Proposal Development Process, etc., and so far, the Centre has provided numerous trainings to the government officials, NGO, INGOs, youth, children, practitioners, researchers, and academician, etc.


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