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 in the years ahead. [more...]
LEAD’s mission is to create, strengthen and support networks of people and institutions promoting change towards sustainable development – development that is economically sound, environmentally responsible and socially equitable.
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OPINION: After Paris – “Pakistan has a long way to go to get from intended to implemented” – Ali T. Sheikh
With melting glaciers of the Himalayas threatening the flows of many of its most important rivers, Pakistan has a lot at stake from climate change. Ali Tauqeer Sheikh, CDKN´s Asia Director, examines the challenges and prospects opened up by the Paris Agreement in Pakistan. [more...]
Climate change is gravely affecting women, says Syed Abubakar. He reports on an expert roundtable on ‘Gender and Climate Vulnerabilities: Future Directions for Policy Research and Action’. [more...]
A policy dialogue convened by LEAD Pakistan and CDKN with the Government of Pakistan explored how development of the country's water resources could be more 'climate compatible' - and involve some tough challenges for the agriculture sector. [more...]
Megan Rowling reports on some of the contentious issues surrounding the global framework for disaster risk reduction, due to be agreed in March in Sendai, Japan. [more...]