The first cohort of research projects were launched in June 2023.
Professor Charlotte Watts, UK FCDO Chief Scientific Adviser
Julie Shouldice, Acting President of IDRC
The Rt Hon Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP, Minister of State in the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
CLARE has three core pillars
Commissioning new substantive action-oriented research, and providing cross-programme infrastructure to support it
Providing timely weather and climate services to inform investments and actions, mostly in partnership with the UK Met Office and others
Supporting strategic alliances on climate science and adaptation such as the Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA) and Climate Risks Early Warning Systems (CREWS)
- Understanding climate risk
Improving our understanding of the risks associated with climate and natural hazards that addresses gaps in the underpinning science.
- Risk-informed early action
Supporting early action to reduce impacts of climate variability, reducing humanitarian impacts on lives and livelihoods
- Developing in a changing climate
Enabling long-term, sustainable, and equitable economic and social development in a changing climate