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AfricaAdapt

AfricaAdapt is an independent bilingual network (French/English) focused exclusively on Africa. The Network’s aim is to facilitate the flow of climate change adaptation knowledge for sustainable livelihoods between researchers, policy makers, civil society organisations and communities who are vulnerable to climate variability and change across the continent.

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NEWS: Africa’s climate change networks debate how to mobilise knowledge for climate action

At a meeting of Africa’s climate change knowledge brokers, delegates sought answers to three big questions in the quest to make their networks function effectively. Lisa McNamara of CDKN Africa reports
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PROJECT: Knowledge brokers collaboration: integrating global climate information and regional adaptation portals

This joint initiative between three knowledge brokers aims to advance the user demand-driven development, refinement and cross-linking between weADAPT, the Climate Information Portal (CIP) and AfricaAdapt.
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PROJECT: Knowledge brokers collaboration – addressing the climate change knowledge gap through user-group analysis

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and Institute of Development Studies (IDS), together with partner knowledge networks, are trying to address the climate change knowledge gap through an in-depth analysis of how different user groups of climate knowledge broker services assess, access and apply knowledge from these services.
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FEATURE: Postcard from Cape Town – mobilising and delivering climate finance in Africa

Lisa McNamara reports from the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Partnership Forum in Cape Town on mobilising and delivering climate finance in Africa. Read about some important lessons emerging regarding the effective use of climate finance by developing countries and the critical need for organised engagement around climate investment plans.
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FEATURE: Postcard from Frankfurt 2 – CDKN Knowledge Brokers Workshop round-up

In the second blog from the CDKN Knowledge Brokers Workshop in Frankfurt, CDKN’s Tristan Stubbs reports on the challenges conference participants have set themselves, and how they plan to work together in the future.
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