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The John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation has been active in India since 1990 and maintained an office in New Delhi since 1994. Since 2015, the foundation has been supporting India’s growing national, regional, and global leadership on climate change as part of its Climate Solutions programme. The foundation also recently contributed towards the country’s equitable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Heads side of a coin positioned sideways_climate change

November 25, 2022
Climate mitigation vs adaptation
The climate crisis cannot be thought of solely as a mitigation problem or an adaptation issue—neither can its solutions. Here's why we must understand the interplay between the two.
a village in assam under lockdown during covid-19-mental health

November 16, 2022
Post COVID-19, a mental health crisis is brewing in Assam
Variations in culture and terrain at the last mile make mental health support challenging in the state.
a board game with colourful dice and miniature cars on a board_climate action

November 4, 2022
How do Indian states fare on climate action?
Aditya Pillai of Centre for Policy Research on why state governments are crucial actors and how empowering them can help advance climate action in the country.
Women preparing organic growth promoters

September 7, 2022
Women in Gujarat confront uncertainties post pandemic
Women across the state share how hard times during the pandemic increased their focus on health, changed their livelihood patterns, and made their communities more frugal and watchful.
Adolescent girls in a class in Ranchi, Jharkhand

August 11, 2022
Keeping adolescent girls at the centre as we rebuild
The pandemic has had a devastating impact on adolescent girls and young women in Jharkhand. What can nonprofits and funders do to help them achieve their aspirations despite setbacks to their education, mental health, and more?
a woman dressed in green picks up mahua flowers off the forest floor-adivasis

July 22, 2022
Beyond the pandemic: The struggles of Chhattisgarh’s Adivasis
The challenges faced by the Adivasis are rooted in poor implementation of policies and laws, and continuous exploitation of their lands and livelihoods.
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