In the informal neighborhoods within Kampala, Uganda, a group of men and women are tapping into alternative livelihoods to deal with the impacts of Covid-19. Sarah Nandudu reports. This is the 44th story in the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more...]
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The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) is offering a series of online courses that support countries to produce their greenhouse gas inventories under the Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF). [more...]
In the villages of Uttar Pradesh, India, a local NGO has set up community grain bank services and has mobilised farming families to grow their own vegetables and ensure food security during the Covid-19 crisis. Neelmani Gupta reports. [more...]
FEATURE: Korail, Bangladesh: The potential of urban agriculture as a survival tool for informal communities
In Korail, one of the largest informal settlements in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a group of gardeners expanded their gardening practice during and after the coronavirus-related lockdown. Dipak Bhowmick and Nusrat Bijoya report. This is the 42nd story in the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more...]
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In an interview with CDKN, Dr Youba Sokona of the IPCC shares his hopes that increased interest in climate change from African political leaders, scientists and academics will accelerate adaptation action and lead to greater climate resilience. [more]…
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Young people are channeling their energies into ecological farming and land restoration, in self-help efforts to provide food security and create decent work - says Claire Nasike Akello, founder of Kenya’s Hummingbird Foundation and an environmental campaigner for Greenpeace Africa, in an interview with CDKN. [more]…
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The report ‘Investing for sustainable climate services: Insights from the African experience’ looks at the support provided to strengthen weather and climate information services in several African countries from 2016
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When a crisis hits, community organisations can draw upon six social dimensions of resilience. This brief highlights learnings from how communities in the Global South responded to the COVID-19 pandemic.