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Lessons in capacity building for climate action – in a pandemic-affected world

Nathan Cogswell of WRI and Michelle du Toit of CDKN round up an event from the Paris Committee on Capacity Building that took stock of capacity building efforts in a pandemic era.
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FEATURE: Building smallholder farmers’ resilience to climate change for food security in a future climate in Ghana

Prof. Philip Antwi-Agyei, Associate Professor in Environmental Science at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana, gives a first-hand account of how climate change is undermining food security in northern Ghana – and what to do about it.
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FEATURE: Guwahati, India – How informal settlers are building resilience in the face of compounding shocks

In Guwahati, India, residents of informal settlements are making collecting efforts and spreading awareness to tackle the impacts of COVID-19 and monsoon floods. Syeda Mehzebin Rahman and Minakhi Tamuli report.
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FEATURE: Cape Town, South Africa – Strengthening policy support for climate adaptation and transformation

Gina Ziervogel, University of Cape Town, highlights the need for community-level capacity building and knowledge co-creation for effective water management and adaptation to climate change.
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EVENT: Building a climate resilient and just future for all – knowledge and voices from the frontline

‘Building a Climate Resilient and Just Future for all: knowledge and voices from the frontline’ was an event on 16 November 2020 and part of the ‘Race to Zero’ series. It highlighted the roles that community-based organisations are playing in helping people to cope with many different, intersecting risks – and become more resilient.
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