Innovation

There is a need for a safe space to test and scale disruptive and bold ideas. GRP surfaces and tests resilience innovations and incubates new ideas by designing and running innovation challenges and supporting peer-to-peer learning on innovation.

Projects on the Ground

We identify, co-design, and invest in resilience innovations on the ground.

PREPARE Call to Action to the Private Sector

GRP together with USAID and with input from the Office of the U.S. Special Presidential Envoy are collaborating on the Call.

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The GRP Incubator

Supports efforts to identify, innovate, improve and scale initiatives that build resilience.

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Ocean Risk & Resilience Action Alliance (ORRAA)

This multi-sector collaboration aims to pioneer ground-breaking financial innovations that build coastal resilience.

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Ocean Resilience Innovation Challenge

The Ocean Risk and Resilience Action Alliance (ORRAA) has launched the Ocean Resilience Innovation Challenge in mid October. The challenge aims to form the foundation of a new marketplace driving $500m of investment into coastal natural capital. It’s open to individual or consortiums of organizations across public, private, local civil society, international NGOs and academia.

Latest news on Innovation & Scaling

What does failure mean to you? 

We are conducting a survey on failure to hear about your experiences and opinions.

Sundarbans, Bangladesh: Locally-led mangrove nursery brings ecological and economic benefits in a changing climate

In the Sundarbans region of Bangladesh, we meet Nomita Mondol, who established a locally led mangrove nursery to deal with the impacts of climate change. This is the seventh of the ‘Voices from the Frontline (Phase-II)’ stories by ICCCAD and GRP.

Seed to Scale: Accelerating innovation enterprises

GRP partnering with Shockwave, the Global Innovation Fund and UNDP’s Innovation Small Grant Aggregator Platform (ISGAP) co-hosted an interactive session in COP27 Resilience Hub.

GRP at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27)

COP27 takes place in Sharm El Sheikh from 6 November to 18 November 2022.

RAIN – A new agriculture innovation challenge for East Africa

GRP and Shockwave Foundation are excited to announce the Resilient Agriculture Innovations for Nature (RAIN) Challenge. RAIN will be launched at the at the COP27 Resilience Hub on 12 November 2022.