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NEWS: Climate finance and Intended Nationally Determined Contributions as part of Ethiopia’s green growth strategy

The CRGE Highlights newsletter communicates lessons learned from implementing Ethiopia’s Climate Resilient and Green Economy (CRGE) strategy. Volume 1 No 7 of the newsletter details progress made on implementing the CRGE [more]…

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NEWS: Workshop focusses on accessing climate finance through the Adaptation Fund in Africa

A recent workshop in Nairobi explored challenges and opportunities faced by African countries trying to access climate finance through the UNFCCC's Adaptation Fund Established under the Kyoto Protocol, the UNFCCC Adaptation [more]…

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FEATURE: Why insurance is key for geothermal expansion in Kenya

Nearly 77% of Kenyans still lack access to modern energy services. A possible solution is geothermal power, but there are financial barriers in the way. CDKN Africa learns more from [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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FILM: Working with informality to build climate resilience in African cities

African cities have the highest growth rates in the world despite sub-Saharan Africa being approximately only 40% urbanised. 62% of Africa’s urban population lives in slum conditions and this is [more]…

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OPINION: Zambia, a country on the move

Blaise Dobson (SouthSouthNorth) reflects on games played and lessons learnt from a recent workshop held in Lusaka, Zambia as part of the Future Climate for Africa scoping phase. Stepping onto the [more]…

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Economic assessment of the impacts of climate change in Uganda

With 80% of Ugandans dependent on rain-fed agriculture, which comprises over 60% of export earnings, the country is highly vulnerable to climate change. Recent erratic and unseasonal rainfall has already [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: Climate-proofing energy services in West Africa

CDKN speaks with Maryse Labriet, Technical Director of EERA at HELIO International, who has been working with the governments of Togo, Mali and Benin to boost the environmental and social [more]…

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Adaptation Fund NIEs in Africa: Independent insight

National Implementing Entities (NIE’s) are seminal in allowing governments to access climate funding affording them the opportunity to implement adaptation projects that facilitate climate compatible development.  Developing countries are only [more]…

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