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SouthSouthNorth (SSN) is a network-based non-profit organisation sharing two decades of experience in the fields of climate change and social development. We directly pursue structural poverty reduction in Sub Saharan Africa, Asia and Latin America by building Southern capacity and delivering community based mitigation and adaptation projects. The former mitigate climate change by reducing global greenhouse gas emissions and the latter assist communities to adapt to the adverse effects of climate change.

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PROJECT: Future Climate for Africa

Future Climate for Africa is a 5-year project that aims to generate fundamentally new climate science focused on Africa, and ensure this science has an impact on human development across the continent, through making infrastructure, urban and rural plans and investments more climate resilient.

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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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EVENT: The key to sustainable growth – mainstreaming climate resilient infrastructure

The majority of Africa’s US$90 billion per year infrastructure deficit is in the energy, transport and water sectors. Investing in such long-lived infrastructure calls for considering climate change. This event at Africa Water Week will explore why – and how – African development can become more climate resilient.

OUTLOOK: Special Edition on African climate science

The Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) programme aims to improve the use of climate science in Africa – what has the team learned so far? This Special Edition of ‘Climate and Development Outlook’ on African climate science shares some early lessons.

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OPINION: Tackling the water-energy-food nexus without reinventing the wheel

Does a shift in global policy debates toward the ‘water-energy-food security nexus’ translate into any real change in the way water is managed? Beatrice Mosello of ODI and Shehnaaz Moosa of CDKN report on the latest in ‘nexus’ debates from World Water Week.

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