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NEWS: Knowledge for transformative action towards a resilient future

On 10th November 2021, the Resilience Hub at COP26 hosted a side event to showcase three major, global initiatives that seek to ensure that action to enhance adaptation and resilience stem from a foundation of research, knowledge and learning: CDKN, the Resilience Knowledge Coalition and the Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA). Corina Angheloiu from the Global Resilience Partnership reports. [more]…

NEWS: COP26 Catalyst for Climate Action recommendations for capacity building

The COP26 Catalyst for Climate Action is a framework initiated by the UK COP26 Presidency to discuss challenges and propose solutions for capacity building in support of the Paris Agreement. Here is how CDKN contributed to the COP26 Catalyst - and where you can read the recommendations presented in Glasgow. [more]…

FEATURE: Can locally-led anticipatory action address climate impacts at scale?

There is considerable potential for more locally-led anticipatory action to prepare people for extreme weather and climate events and avoid loss and damage - reports Myriam Castaneda Solares of the START International network, from a COP26 Resilience Hub event.  [more]…

FEATURE: The benefits of a gender audit of climate action - Lessons from Ethiopia

The Government of Ethiopia has benefitted from undertaking a 'gender audit' of its climate-smart development activities. Medhin Fissha, the former Gender and Social Safeguards Officer of Ethiopia's Climate Resilience Green Economy (CRGE) Facility explains how. [more]…

FEATURE: Launching today at COP26 - InsuResilience Centre of Excellence on Gender-Smart Solutions

Tuga Alaskary from InsuResilience Global Partnership shares a bold new initiative to drive gender-smart approaches in insurance and risk finance for climate disasters, launching on Gender Day at COP26, 9 November.  [more]…

NEWS: CDKN at Adaptation Futures

This week the sixth Adaptation Futures international conference takes place online. Read more about CDKN's sessions at the conference. [more]…

NEWS: COP Resilience Hub launched to advance action on adaptation and resilience at COP26 and beyond

The new COP Resilience Hub has been launched to advance action on adaptation and resilience at COP26 and beyond. CDKN is delighted to be supporting it, to promote the inclusion of diverse voices, and promote knowledge-into-action. [more]…

FEATURE: Kwara, Nigeria - Young women lead the fight for greener and stronger communities during Covid-19

In the Kwara state of Nigeria, two young women have campaigned for resilient recovery from the pandemic and mobilised youth in the fight for greener, stronger and healthy communities. Azeez Abubakar reports. [more]…

FEATURE: Kampala, Uganda: Resilience in the face of Covid-19 - A single mother’s story

In Kampala, Uganda, Sandra Coote follows a single mother’s journey in search of income and wellbeing for her family during the country’s second wave of Covid-19 - to see what it tells us about personal savings and governmental support for households. [more]…

FEATURE: Mainstreaming gender and climate change into Ethiopian development

CDKN's long partnership with the Government of Ethiopia has yielded rich learning on the ways to integrate two completely cross-cutting aspects of development - gender and climate change - into government policy and its implementation. Robi Redda, Arsema Andargatchew and Lucia Scodanibbio report. [more]…

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