Call for applications: Catalyzing Loss and Damage action in South Asia

Apply for the Climate Resilience Academy for South Asia (CRAL 2) by 26 July 2022.

GRP Areas of work: Knowledge Theme: Climate change

Recent reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have made clear that climate change impacts are already widespread and intensifying. 

The scale and ambition of the climate challenge require new ways of thinking and working – across sectors and thematic silos.  

Call for applications: 

The Climate Resilience Academy for Least Developed Countries (CRAL) is an initiative by the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) and the Global Resilience Partnership (GRP)

The academy brings together a transdisciplinary cohort of academics, practitioners, thought leaders, and policymakers to strengthen existing expert networks, expand collaboration, and co-produce solutions to South Asia’s climate emergency.  

For its second cohort, CRAL 2, the Climate Resilience Academy for South Asia invites applications under the guiding theme of ”Loss and Damage”.  

Thematic pillars 2022: 

To further explore points of interest for the academy, applications are invited to address four different pillars of this year’s academy: 

  • Non-Economic Loss and Damage 
  • Economic Loss and Damage 
  • Financing Loss and Damage 
  • Adaptation Measures for Loss and Damage 

Expected outputs: 

One outcome of this year’s CRAL 2 Cohort is the dissemination of a range of diverse knowledge products on loss and damage, including but not limited to, working papers, blogs, and articles across various platforms – conferences, websites, social media, print media, etc. 

What CRAL 2 offers: 

  • Enhanced knowledge and understanding of the thematic areas of the academy 
  • Unique dialogue opportunities with government officials and delegates to the UNFCCC climate negotiations at COP27 
  • Support in the dissemination of knowledge products through the extensive networks of ICCCAD, GRP, and the South-to-South Resilience Academy  
  • All-expense paid in-person workshop in Bangladesh 

Candidate profile: 

We are looking for researchers and practitioners with documented experience working on Loss and Damage with a focus on South Asia. Successful candidates are qualified persons with profiles such as doctoral researchers in the final stages of their research, post-doctoral fellows, lecturers, assistant professors, practitioners working in public bodies, implementing agencies, civil society advocates, and any other organization related to Loss and Damage. 

How to apply: 

Read the full details on how to apply here:  

Applications close on 26 July 2022. 

Please contact Sumaiya Binte Selim if you have any questions. (