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REPORT: Integrating urban agriculture and forestry into climate change action plans

For cities to be sustainable, they need to simultaneously mitigate their greenhouse gas emissions and ensure adequate access to basic urban services such as water, food and energy to their growing populations. A new report from CDKN and RUAF Foundation looks at the cases of Sri Lanka and Argentina where urban adaptation plans have achieved numerous benefits. [more]…

REPORT: Integrating climate change concerns in disaster management planning: The case of Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

Gorakhpur District is recognised as one of the most flood-prone districts in eastern Uttar Pradesh, India. Although its inhabitants are accustomed to twice-yearly flooding during the monsoon seasons, data from the past [more]…

PROJECT: Ensuring local access to the Green Climate Fund at the international and national level

Since the inception of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in August 2012, Dutch NGO Both ENDS and its Southern partners have actively participated in the GCF Board Meetings. The GCF [more]…

FEATURE: How can climate-smart agriculture help the poorest farmers?

Stefania Lovo, Mintewab Bezabiah and Gregor Singer explain the findings of their latest report, ‘Green agricultural policies and poverty alleviation.’ [more]…

Future Climate For Africa

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Presentations - Latin America

CDKN has created the following presentations to illustrate What’s in it for Latin America and the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report to encourage the understanding of climate change worldwide. The presentations [more]…

Future Climate for Africa (FCFA): Results of the scoping phase

Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) is a new five-year international research programme jointly funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). The [more]…

POLICY BRIEF: Using climate information to achieve long-term development objectives in Rwanda (FCFA)

Climate change and extreme weather are already taking a toll on Rwanda. The country suffers floods and landslides, and variable rainfall affects farming, causing soil erosion and droughts. Scientists predict future climate change that could make these problems worse. How should decision-makers respond? A new policy brief from the Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) programme and CDKN explores some options. [more]…

POLICY BRIEF: Using climate information to achieve long-term development objectives in Zambia

Zambia's climate is bound to change in the coming decades - as climate change takes hold globally. How should policy-makers and investors take these climate risks into account? That’s the subject of a new policy brief from the Future Climate for Africa programme and CDKN. [more]…

POLICY BRIEF: Using climate information for large-scale hydropower planning in sub-Saharan Africa

How could Africa’s changing climate affect the performance of large dams, decades from now? And what should policy-makers and investors be doing about it? That's the subject of a new policy brief from the Future Climate for Africa programme and CDKN. [more]…

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