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FEATURE: Water stewardship to be ‘climate smart’ – Lessons from Maharashtra

The IPCC’s Special Report on Land and Climate Change stresses the importance of governance for achieving climate change adaptation, mitigation and sustainable development. Here, Eshwer Kale, Marcella D’Souza and Arpan Golechha describe a model of water governance which involved transforming villages from over-exploitation to judicious use of water.
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FEATURE: Nature-based solutions to climate change are on the rise

Following the recent release of the IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land, Sumetee Gajjar says the report reflects the increasing popularity and proven results of nature-based solutions to climate change – especially in cities.
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FEATURE: Multilayer farming -Towards household food and nutrition security in times of climate risks

The IPCC’s latest Special Report stresses food and nutritional security in the context of land and climate change. Here, Prithviraj Gaikwad and Shreya Banerjee of Watershed Organisation Trust describe ‘multi-layer farming’ – a method for increasing food and nutrition security in the face of climate risks.
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NEWS: IPCC Climate Change and Land Report: CDKN response

Fair and inclusive governance, local and indigenous knowledge offer solutions for sustainable stewardship of land – according to the IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land. CDKN responds with some practical ideas.
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FEATURE: Water-energy-food nexus – Applying an inter-sectoral lens to meet growing needs

Ritu Thakur of the CDKN-Asia team and ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability, South Asia, describes how an inter-sectoral development approach in Nashik, the “backyard of Mumbai”, is helping meet people’s growing needs for water, energy and food.
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