Insights from the front line of disaster risk: Aditya V. Bahadur, Amy Kirbyshire, Kashmala Kakakhel and Mihir Bhat present ten key recommendations from South Asian experts on the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. [more...]
Overseas Development Institute
ODI is Britain's leading independent think tank on international development and humanitarian issues. Their mission is to inspire and inform policy and practice which lead to the reduction of poverty, the alleviation of suffering and the achievement of sustainable livelihoods in developing countries.
- Website: www.odi.org.uk
- Address: 111 Westminster Bridge Road London SE1 7JD
CDKN Overseas Development Institute Most recent content
The Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) programme aims to improve the use of climate science in Africa - what has the team learned so far? This Special Edition of 'Climate and Development Outlook' on African climate science shares some early lessons. [more...]
OPINION: A Step Forward? Assessing the Zero Draft of the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
Experts at the Overseas Development Institute and CDKN analyse the draft text of the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and make suggestions for improvement. [more...]
Mairi Dupar of CDKN reports from the Chatham House Climate Change Conference where there was a buoyant mood about the speed of some low-carbon developments, and a gritty sense of realism about the power politics involved in moving to a low-carbon economy. [more...]
EVENT: Vulnerability, inclusion and empowerment: recommendations for the post-2015 framework for DRR
CDKN and the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) are co-hosting an event to discuss how the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction must go beyond the sole idea that vulnerable groups need to be included within disaster risk reduction policy. [more...]
Latest news in climate compatible development
This working paper examines the resource allocation approaches of 15 climate, environment and development funds, drawing on these experiences to understand how they might inform the design of the Green Climate Fund’s allocation system.
FEATURE: Understanding climate change finance flows and effectiveness – mapping of recent initiatives: 2013 update
This paper provides an overview of the large number of initiatives that have been implemented to assist developing countries manage their response to climate change, both through information provision and policy-relevant analysis.
‘At the COP 19 in Warsaw, Christiana Figueres sent governments back home with a command: ‘Governments, and especially developed nations, must go back to do their homework so they can put their plans on the table ahead of the Paris conference’.
Prepared by experts associated with the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme for the Seventh Session of the UN General Assembly Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals, New York, 6-10 January 2014, this brief looks at disas…
In order to be prepared to deal effectively with disasters or crises, preparedness measures need to be put in place before a crisis occurs. This ODI report argues that the international community faces a challenge: to continue ‘feeding’ the bifurcated system or to alter and transform it
for the better.In order to be prepared to deal effectively with disasters or crises, preparedness measures need to be put in place before a crisis occurs. This ODI report argues that the international community faces a challenge: to continue ‘feeding’ the bifurcated system or to alter and transform it for the better. It recommends the establishment of a new global financing mechanism which can fund activities across the ‘emergency preparedness continuum’.