ACCORD Inc. was established with the objective of strengthening local capacities for managing poverty reduction and human development programs that have lasting results. Working in partnership with poor communities, people’s organizations, local governments and non-government organizations, ACCORD Inc. will support the strengthening capacities in project cycle management; demonstrating innovative projects in disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, natural resource management, and food security; development of fund-raising strategies and enhancing financial management systems; and learning in action.
Education, information and public awareness (HFA 3)
ACCORD Inc. has led the design and is directly implementing two projects: the Advancing Safer Communities and Environments against Disasters (ASCEND) Project, a follow-up CARE Nederland disaster risk reduction project which is merged with a Christian Aid disaster risk reduction project, funded by ECHO;
Reducing underlying risk factors (HFA 4)
ACCORD Inc. is also among the local partners of CARE Nederland that will participate in a five-year “Climate-proof Disaster Risk Reduction” programme of the Partners for Resiliency alliance. The competencies of ACCORD Inc., and the experience and expertise of its members, consultants and volunteers in disaster risk reduction and related fields of expertise will be its contribution to achieving the outcomes of the “Climate-proof Disaster Risk Reduction” programme, as visualized by the Partners for Resilience – CARE Nederland, Cordaid, Netherlands Red Cross, Wetlands International, and the Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre.