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Water Resilience and Climate Resilience in the Horn of Africa Reference

The Horn of Africa is one of the world's most food insecure regions. The Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD) is a regional inter-governmental organisation that aims to expand areas of [more]…

OPINION: Climate change and gender - Are we risking perverse gender outcomes?

Gavin Quibell, Strategic Climate and Water Advisor and Lene Lundsgaard, Anthropologist, raise some warning flags about how ill designed, climate-resilent water projects can end up undermining women. Learning from recent [more]…

Enhancing Direct Access to Adaptation Funding in Kenya

Kenya has developed a National Climate Change Response Strategy (NCCRS 2010), National Climate Change Action Plan (NCCAP 2013), and a National Adaptation Plan (NAP 2015) - which provides a vision [more]…

OPINION: Financing climate resilient development - a call to action

Climate and water expert Gavin Quibell believes there are increasing opportunities to finance both the social and economic components of climate resilience. A call to action Despite remarkable progress addressing extreme poverty, [more]…

EVENT: What are the prospects for scaling and replicating pilot climate services in Africa?

Currently a number of initiatives are piloting the experimental delivery of novel climate services or supporting “one off” or short-term project interventions in Africa. What are the emerging prospects for [more]…

PROJECT: Enhancing access to climate finance in Ethiopia

CDKN has been providing close support to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation (MoFEC) of Ethiopia and the CRGE Facility (within MoFEC) on climate finance readiness since 2012. This [more]…

PROJECT: Enhancing Direct Access to Adaptation Funding in Kenya

Accessing funds from international sources could potentially support the Government of Kenya to leverage domestic sources of funds and contribute to the country reaching its Vision 2030 goal of becoming [more]…

Providing technical advisory support towards the implementation of Rwanda’s Green Growth and Climate Resilience Strategy

The Government of Rwanda has become one of a few nations across the world who have developed a national climate change and environment fund, built on the Green Growth and Climate [more]…

EVENT: Raising Risk Awareness in Ethiopia

The Raising Risk Awareness (RRA) project is assessing whether climate change has contributed to extreme weather events such as droughts, floods and heatwaves in several countries across East Africa and [more]…

FEATURE: Reflecting on Ethiopia's climate finance readiness journey

CDKN has been supporting the Government of Ethiopia in achieving climate finance readiness and mobilisation of climate finance. Tesfaye Hailu reflects on the journey. The Climate Resilient Green Economy (CRGE) strategy of Ethiopia [more]…

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