USD 34 million from USAID, UK Government, Inter-American Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, Esri, Google, American Red Cross, and Skoll Global Threats Fund.
The public-private partnership, Climate Services for Resilient Development, assists developing nations in building resilience against the impacts of climate change. Climate Services for Resilient Development, will provide needed climate services – including actionable science, data, information, tools, and training – to developing countries that are working to strengthen their national resilience to the impacts of climate change. The Climate Services for Resilient Development aims to develop new tools, services, and approaches that bridge technology and organizational gaps in order to strengthen climate resilience to populations around the world.
Evaluation is an important focus of the CSRD's knowledge-building agenda. CSRD will support the development of appropriate evaluative frameworks, as well as outcome-oriented metrics of success, across all dimensions of climate services design and development.
Public and Private Partnership, where through consultations with a broad array of experts, governments, multilateral organizations, the private sector, and non-governmental organizations, with USAID as the secretariat.
All developing countries are eligible. CSRD aims to build local capacity within an initial three focus countries: Colombia, Ethiopia, and Bangladesh.