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INSIDE STORY: Climate-smart agriculture – Learning from three agro-ecological regions of Nepal

Nepal’s agriculture sector, which accounts for around three-quarters of employment and one-quarter of the country’s gross domestic product, is strongly affected by current climate variability, uncertainty and extremes. The CDKN project 'Scaling-up of climate-smart agriculture in Nepal’ seeks to increase the resilience of farming communities in varying agro-ecosystems, by promoting climate-smart agricultural technologies and practices. This 'Inside Story' assesses challenges, strategies and key enabling factors for scaling out this approach. [more...]

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OPINION: After Paris – A shift in Colombia’s climate change conversation  

Colombia is possibly one of the most vocal, expert and committed governments internationally, in the fight against climate change. Has anything changed after the Paris Agreement last year? What does the future look like? Claudia Martinez, CDKN's senior strategic advisor for Colombia, talks with Miren Gutierrez about the outcome of the Paris Agreement in her country. [more...]

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