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OPINION: How Asia and Africa benefit from climate knowledge sharing

Saleemul Huq is Director of the International Centre for Climate Change and Development at the Independent University, Bangladesh. He is a Senior Fellow at the International Institute for Environment and Development. After [more]…

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EVENT: South Africa outreach event for the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report

CDKN is collaborating with the Department of Environmental Affairs of South Africa and the IPCC to bring the key messages of the Fifth Assessment Report to audiences in Africa at this event in South [more]…

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NEWS: IPCC authors and government give young scientists direction in Kampala

Ritah Namisango of Makarere University reflects on the engagement between IPCC AR5 Authors and the university's young scientists during a special event at the Kampala-based university.  “Given the interdependence between countries [more]…

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NEWS: Ethiopia engages with the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report

CDKN Africa's Claire Mathieson reports from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report Outreach Event which saw IPCC Authors, the Government of Ethiopia and NGOs discuss "What's in it [more]…

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EVENT: Outreach on the IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report in Ethiopia and Uganda

CDKN collaborated with the Governments of Ethiopia and Uganda to bring the key messages of the Fifth Assessment Report to audiences at two events in August. The events, held in Kampala and Addis [more]…

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FEATURE: Are fossil fuels really a solution to energy poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa?

Gracia Munganga, MAPS Africa Programme Manager at the Energy Research Centre (University of Cape Town), looks at the impact fossil fuels have on energy poverty alleviation in sub-Saharan Africa and how low-emission development pathways [more]…

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NEWS: Analysis of existing weather and climate information for Malawi

Climate science can support planners in making informed decisions on future investments aimed at optimising the use of scarce resources available to them. Yet there is a lack of evidence [more]…

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OPINION: Africa Water Week: Climate resilient development in Africa needs to scale up to the strategic level

Klas Sandström, Team Leader at NIRAS, discusses the way forward for strategic water management as Africa Water Week kicks off today in Dakar, Senegal. Farmers in Kenya are struggling to cope [more]…

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FEATURE: Making the business case for addressing climate change in Kenya

In Kenya as in many other places, businesses frequently say they are overwhelmed by the scope and complexity of many climate change issues. With CDKN support, the International Institute for Sustainable [more]…

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OPINION: The Africa LEDS Partnership: five reasons why you should join

Caroline Spencer, Partnerships and Learning Co-ordinator at CDKN, reflects on the recent meeting of the Africa LEDS Partnership and sets out five reasons why membership is a ‘must have’ for [more]…

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