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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.
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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.
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NEWS: New IPCC report – only a short time remains to limit global warming to 1.5°C

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released its latest assessment of the physical science of global warming. It warns that countries must cut greenhouse gas emissions quickly and sharply, to avoid the most dangerous consequences of climate change. There is still time to limit average global warming to 1.5°C, but nations must act now. CDKN’s Mairi Dupar reports.
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FEATURE: Namibia – Parliament as a vehicle for climate action

A team from the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia, the University of Namibia and Reos Partners were invited to translate climate knowledge into action. Here, they describe how they rose to the challenge – and trained Namibian Parliamentarians on the implications of 1.5 degrees of global warming.
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OPINION: What will our post-pandemic environment be like?

Tikender Singh Panwar, former Deputy Mayor of Shimla, in India’s Himachal Pradesh state, reflects on sobering lessons from the pandemic about the weaknesses of India’s cities, but also on how they can build back better and more sustainably from it.
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