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INSIDE STORY: Opportunities for climate compatible coastal tourism – Lessons from Belize

Coastal tourism is an engine for Belize's economy, but faces grave threats from climate change. A CDKN-supported project used visual techniques including an interactive map to raise these stakeholders’ awareness of climate vulnerability and to deliberate solutions to the problem. This new 'Inside Story' tells how the team did it - and celebrates the achievement of policy results. [more...]

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ESSENTIAL: Sustainable land use in Quito to safeguard vulnerable communities from floods, droughts and fires

Low income communities in the hills surrounding Quito, Ecuador live under constant threat from landslides, droughts and wildfires; climate change makes the situation worse. A CDKN project with the Municipal Government of Quito and Ecopar Corporation made the case for restoring local ecosystems to protect communities - as this "Essential" briefing describes. [more...]

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