CDKN is partnering with Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) to host the first Wikipedia edit-a-thon on climate change in Africa. The event will be held from 30 July - 1 August in Cape Town, South Africa. Apply by 24 May to take part. [more...]
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In response to the newly released Global Assessment of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), CDKN's Shehnaaz Moosa and Mairi Dupar call for decision-makers the world over to seize the momentum provided by IPBES' startling science. [more...]
A commitment to applying a 'gender perspective' to climate-smart planning in Coyuca, Mexico brought to light some uncomfortable truths about bias against women. As a result, local government, researchers and community members are more aware of how women's and girls' wellbeing must be addressed through climate resilience programmes. [more...]
FEATURE: Resilience strategy tackles climate change, governance, gender inequality in coastal Mexico
An innovative action research project in Mexico has created a gender-sensitive, local climate change strategy, which recognises how women and men are affected differently by climate change impacts and everyone has a role to play in creating climate solutions. It could provide inspiration for integrated approaches to building resilience in other small and medium-sized cities. [more...]
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To implement the Paris climate change agreement at the national level, countries will have to review existing governance frameworks and develop new rules and regulations. This may result in “top-down” [more]…
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Solar energy is providing off-grid energy to households and enterprises across Ethiopia. A CDKN policy brief investigates how the Government of Ethiopia can achieve its goals to radically scale up solar power. [more]…
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This guide aims to make the findings of the IPCC's special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C accessible to practitioners and policy-makers working at global and regional scales. It provides an interpretation of the findings with a focus on the adaptation implications.
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To support extension officers, community development workers, researchers and students in Northern Ghana, ASSAR developed a mobile app for sharing adaptation knowledge and information. Watch the video to learn more.