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Africa Climate Change Resilience Alliance (ACCRA)

The Africa Climate Change Resilience Alliance (ACCRA) is a two-year DFID-funded programme that focuses on a high priority research area: adaptive capacity in rural livelihoods. It is a consortium that works to increase governments’ and development actors’ use of evidence in designing and implementing humanitarian and development interventions to increase poor and vulnerable communities’ adaptive capacity. Consortium partners include the Overseas Development Institute, CARE, Oxfam GB, Save the Children and World Vision. For more information, click here.

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James climbing the Rwenzoris

“The field visit that opened my eyes”

James Bataze, Senior Meteorologist, Ministry of Water and Environment of Uganda, talks about his field visit to the CDKN-supported ACCRA project and how it turned out to be “one of the most incredible and unforgettable of my life". [more...]

Postcard from Dhaka: Community-based adaptation demands to be heard

For a number of years, community-based adaptation has focused on a relatively small number of isolated projects. But if CBA it is to make more of a splash, it’s going to have to ‘scale up’. This was the theme of the fifth conference on Community Based Adaptation (CBA5) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, at the end of March. CDKN's Lindsey Jones reports back. [more...]

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Bold new approach to climate adaptation in rural Uganda

The CDKN-supported project Action for Climate Change Resilience in Africa (ACCRA) brightens prospects for remote communities in Uganda, as World Vision’s Margaret Barihaihi reports.
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