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ODI is Britain's leading independent think tank on international development and humanitarian issues. Their mission is to inspire and inform policy and practice which lead to the reduction of poverty, the alleviation of suffering and the achievement of sustainable livelihoods in developing countries.

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INSIDE STORY: Fostering peri-urban resilience: Gender-responsive approaches in northern India

In Uttar Pradesh, Gorakhpur Environmental Action Group (GEAG) has been working with local people, mostly farmers on small and marginal plots, to address climate change and to empower women. GEAG’s recent experiences in peri-urban areas are now summarised in a ‘CDKN Inside Story on climate compatible development’.

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FEATURE: Three ways national development banks can unlock climate-smart growth

National development banks (NDBs) have huge untapped potential to support the transformation to climate-smart growth. ODI’s Samantha Attridge lists three pre-conditions that need to be in place for NDBs to efficiently channel and catalyse investment. 

PROJECT: Mobilising Investment for NDC Implementation

The Mobilising Investment (MI) project for NDC implementation is a 3-year project focused on interventions within seven target countries: Bangladesh, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Kenya, Peru, Philippines and Vietnam, supported by the German government’s International Climate Initiative (IKI).

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FEATURE: Emerging and exponential technologies could open new opportunities for low-carbon development

Benjamin Combes and Darius Nassiry explore how emerging and exponential technologies – which characterise the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ could open new opportunities for low-carbon development.

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PRESENTATION: Communicating climate science for disaster risk reduction decision-making

This presentation outlines a holistic assessment of risk that takes into account the hazard, vulnerability and exposure context to effectively inform decision-making in disaster risk reduction.

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