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Children in Sindh, Pakistan, play at a water pump in a village near Dadu, in Sindh, Pakistan.

The British government is supporting the refurbishment of thousands of water pumps in Sindh, as people return to their communities following the devastating floods which swept across Pakistan in 2010. The floods caused widespread damage to infrastructure across Pakistan, contaminating wells and water supplies. UKaid from the Department for International Development has provided funding to NGOs such as Concern, International Medical Corps, Mercy Corps, Oxfam and Save the Children, to provide clean drinking water, sanitation shelter and healthcare to thousands of families across Pakistan.

OPINION: New climate economy begs for investments in developing countries

Ali Tauqeer Sheikh, CDKN's Regional Director for Asia, considers how the confronting the impacts of climate change and seizing the opportunities of a green economy pervade almost every aspect of development [more]…

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NOTICIA: Roles de liderazgo para las mujeres – El secreto para una efectiva acción climática luego de la cumbre de París

En el discurso, a menudo se menciona la “perspectiva de género” cuando se trata de cuestiones climáticas y de desarrollo, ya que este término ha pasado a formar parte del [more]…

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NEWS: Leading roles for women – Secret to effective climate action after Paris summit

CDKN launches its new report today on the role for gender equality in achieving climate goals - based on original research by Practical Action Consulting, with IDS and ODI, in [more]…

10 things to know: Gender equality and achieving climate goals

Click here to download the full reports Although climate change and poverty are increasingly recognised as interlinked global problems, responses often focus on their scientific and economic dimensions only. This research [more]…

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FEATURE: Severe heat wave grips India - Authorities can draw on insights from Ahmedabad experience

CDKN's Mihir Bhatt reports from Ahmedabad, in India's current heat wave zone - and reflects on how learning from CDKN's innovative partnership project in Ahmedabad  could help save lives all [more]…

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OPINION: After Paris - “For El Salvador, this is a matter of survival”, Jorge Rodríguez

On her return from the Paris climate talks (COP21) last December, El Salvador's Minister of Environment Lina Pohl seemed satisfied that the new agreement embraces old demands of the Central American [more]…

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EVENT: More equality and justice in climate action

You are warmly invited to an event with CDKN, ODI, Practical Action Consulting and the Institute for Development Studies: 'More equality and justice in climate action' Date: 4th May 2016, at Overseas [more]…

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NOTICIA: Propuestas para adaptar el barrio Boston al cambio climático en Cartagena fueron presentadas ante la Sociedad Colombiana de Arquitectos

Por: Claudia Martínez, Mathieu Lacoste y Liliana Ramos (CDKN) Diez es el número de propuestas de ideas de diseño para adaptar el barrio Boston (Cartagena, Colombia) al cambio climático que recibió [more]…

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EVENT: Adapting Rwanda's economy to a changing climate

Please join the Climate and Development Knowledge Network and Future Climate for Africa for this public event 20 May 2016 12:00 - 13:30 GMT+1 (British Summer Time) ODI, 203 Blackfriars Road, [more]…

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FEATURE: All roads lead to the signing of the Paris Agreement - Where next?

Kiran Sura, CDKN's Head of Advocacy Fund, is heartened by the signing ceremony for the Paris climate agreement in New York but says 'resting on our laurels is not an option'. History [more]…

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