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Urban Resilience and Adaptation for India and Mongolia: curricula, capacity, ICT and stakeholder collaboration to support green & blue infrastructure and nature-based solutions (URGENT)

CLIENT/FUNDER:
EU Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency through its Erasmus+ CBHE action
DURATION:
3 years
STARTING FROM:
01-01-2021
PROJECT WEB LINK:
http://www.urgent-project.net/en/php/index.php
PROJECT LOCATION:
Delhi
PROJECT LEAD:
Debjani Ghosh

URGENT's aim is to promote green & blue infrastructure and nature-based solutions (GBI&NBS) for resilient, climate-friendly and liveable cities in INDIA & MONGOLIA (partner countries-PCs) through ICT-enhanced tertiary education linked to labour markets & wider stakeholder circles. The project is a collaboration between leading Universities, Organization and Institute across five countries.Objectives:To revise and upgrade selected GBI&NBS -relevant BSc, MSc & PhD programs in PIs to make them end-user-oriented & policy-relevant, and develop 6 modules addressing GBI&NBS-related hotspots, that can be used interchangeably in tertiary & LLL education.To develop shared UREGENT Collaborative Learning Platform & online training services of the new generation for qualitative improvement of the education process & academic workflow support among universities & stakeholders across the PCs & EU.To create sustainable feedback mechanisms to end-users, ensuring adaptive & practice-relevant teaching contents, knowledge co-production opportunities and stakeholder support to post-project course development & teaching. National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) as one of the strategic partner of the project will contribute in nationwide dissemination of relevant URGENT deliverables. NIUA will create Sector Interaction Platforms (SIP) and the SIPs will peer-review URGENT curricula, and co-organise URGENT conferences during and after the project lifetime. NIUA will make use of its rich network in the region for establishing institutionalized links between the academia and the world of profession. Project Partners: University of Bremen, University of Catania, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Martin Luther University, National University of Mongolia, Khovd University, Mongolian University of Life Sciences, Urban Planning and Research Institute, National Garden Park of Ulaanbaatar, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Nirma University, Pondicherry University, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Kashmir, and Gujarat International Finance Tec City Company Limited.The European Commission's support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents, which reflect the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

Debjani Ghosh Associate Professor

Sarath Babu M G Research Fellow (NG)

Ankita Raman Research Associate

Yogesh Bhatt Accountant

Delhi,
 Project Location       
30 Oct 2021 01:15 pm Event Title

URGENT Project: Monthly Lecture Series (October) - Mainstreaming Climate actions at Local level

Event Type :
Training and Workshop

25 Sep 2021 01:15 am Event Title

URGENT Project: Monthly Lecture Series (September)

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Conference

25 Sep 2021 01:15 am Event Title

URGENT Project: Monthly Lecture Series (September)

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Conference

31 Jul 2021 12:30 pm Event Title

URGENT PROJECT: Monthly Lecture Series (July)

Event Type :
Conference

28 Jul 2021 01:15 pm Event Title

URGENT PROJECT: Monthly Lecture Series (August)

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Conference

20 Jul 2021 02:00 pm Event Title

URGENT Project: Inception Seminar for Indian Partners

Event Type :
Conference