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    In conversation with Daniele Cesano, Redeh

    In conversation with Daniele Cesano of Redeh. Following on from the CDKN side event – Mainstreaming Climate Change into Urban Planning Daniele talks to CDKN about the lessons learned from the January 2011 Rio landslides and heavy rains. He explains how the low risk perception of environmental catastrophes’ in Brazil has caused a lack of awareness of the importance of considering long term planning urban planning and consideration of climate change adaptation factors.
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    CDKN side event – Mainstreaming climate change into urban planning

    The side event showcases some of the project CDKN is currently involved in, including presentations on the situation currently facing Cartagena, Colombia and why climate compatible development is so important to the city. An example from Brazil of what can happen when there is insufficient disaster risk reduction mechanisms in place and how Buenos Aires, Mexico City and São Paulo are working together to promote leadership and climate citizenship.
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    PROJECT: Resilient Cities Action Lab: Creating partnerships for climate risk preparedness in Latin America

    This CDKN Innovation Fund project aims to identify mechanisms for strengthening resilience, highlighting opportunities where the private sector, including the insurance sector, and civil society networks can help build the capacity of government agencies to respond to climate-related risks.
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    PROJECT: Promoting climate change adaptation policies – a pilot approach from semi-arid northeast Brazil

    CDKN’s Action Lab Innovation Fund is supporting a project entitled “Promoting climate change adaptation policies through the integration of multi-stakeholder dialogues and research-led initiatives – a pilot approach from the semi-arid region of northeast Brazil.”
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