As more and more people live in settlements that are particularly vulnerable to extreme weather, one initiative in Kenya and Tanzania aims to mitigate the danger by working closely with communities. [more...]
Robi Redda of CDKN describes how Ethiopian government ministries are aiming for two cross cutting development issues: climate change and gender, to be well integrated across the country's policies and programmes. [more...]
NEWS: One Planet Fellowship applications now open for the next generation of African climate scientists
The One Planet Fellowship is a $20 million initiative dedicated to supporting research on climate change adaptation. The Fellowship is an academic mentoring scheme which targets the next generation of African climate scientists. Applications close on 31st March 2020. [more...]
The four-year UMFULA research project has made substantial advances in understanding the current and future climate of central and southern Africa. Declan Conway of the Grantham Research Institute discusses how critical it is to know how climate risk may affect major infrastructural investments being planned and implemented in the region. [more...]
CDKN has launched a new guide which unpacks the Special Report for decision-makers in Africa: 'The IPCC's Special Report on Climate Change and Land: What's in it for Africa?' [more]…
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GUIDE: The IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate: What’s in it for Latin America?
The frozen lands and coastal-marine environments of Latin America are affected by changes in the climate. These changes are detailed in the IPCC's recent Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a changing climate. [more]…
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Drawing on data from 25 qualitative case studies across three hotspots in Africa and Asia, this paper shows how and in what ways women’s agency, or the ability to make meaningful choices and strategic decisions, contributes to adaptation responses.
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This review, combining evidence-based learning from 15 projects across 13 countries, explores how climate resilience programmes and projects can be designed, established and managed to be resilient themselves in fragile and conflict-affected contexts.
Strengthening regional climate change governance through integrating gender-responsive climate action in Namibia
This Knowledge Basis Project focuses on achieving climate-resilient rural and community development in Namibia by strengthening climate change governance through the integration of gender-responsive climate action into regional plans and projects. [more...]
This Knowledge Basis Project focuses on raising awareness around the need to increase women’s access to land through changes in inheritance rights as well as to create opportunities for adaptive livelihoods within the Sogakope and Keta communities in Ghana. [more...]
This Knowledge Basis Project focuses on promoting climate change adaptation initiatives that are designed to positively impact agricultural productivity in the grain sector, and therefore improve food security in the East African region. [more...]
The Mobilising Investment project in Ethiopia is working to identify the current regulatory and financial barriers to the growth of the mini-grid sector and opportunities for productive use. [more...]