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FEATURE: Has India's Supreme Court taken a step towards climate compatible development?

  Mihir Bhatt, CDKN's Senior Strategic Advisor in India - who heads the All India Disaster Mitigation Institute (AIDMI) - reflects on an historic judgement by India's Supreme Court this month [more]…

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NEWS: Briefing series highlights development benefits of green urban transport

Low carbon urban transport provides a host of social and economic benefits. This week, the Low Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership (LEDS GP), for which CDKN serves on the Co-Secretariat as [more]…

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NEWS: Exploring the many benefits of low carbon urban transport

A new series from the Low Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership (LEDS GP) highlights the social and economic benefits of low carbon urban transport - from job creation and saved [more]…

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OPPORTUNITY: Research call on Climate Resilient Cities in Latin America

CDKN, the International Development Research Centre of Canada (IDRC) and Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano (FFLA) are pleased to launch the Climate Resilient Cities in Latin America research call. With a total budget [more]…

Information required: Climate Resilient Cities in Latin America

English Thank you for your interest in the Climate Resilient Cities in Latin America research call. To access the research call Terms of Reference, Expression of Interest Application Form, and the [more]…

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Research call on Climate Resilient Cities in Latin America: Information and documents to download

English Thank you for your interest in this research call. Below you will find the Terms of Reference and Expression of Interest application form in both English and Spanish. Please be [more]…

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New science to help Asian, African societies prepare for extreme weather

Find out what CDKN's Asian and African leaders are saying about this initiative Sign up to receive bulletins about extreme weather attribution Donate computing time to help run the climate models   Raising [more]…

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FILM:  Adapting Rwanda - Growing Rwanda’s tea and coffee sectors in a changing climate

Rwanda - the land of a thousand hills – is a small, densely populated, mountainous country at the heart of Africa. With a stable government and extensive development policies, the [more]…

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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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]…

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