Climate change impacts the entire grain value chain, from crop to customer, and solutions need to be tailored for each stakeholder group. That’s why CDKN and the East African Grain Council have joined forces to enhance the use of climate-smart information in the grain sector. Revocatus Twinomuhangi, Guy Rudolph and Edna Odhiambo report. [more...]
South Sudan’s farmers are returning to their farms and seeking better livelihoods. A green-powered community radio initiative is broadcasting weather and climate information that guides farmers on when to plant seeds, and so yield the healthiest crops in a changing climate. Isaiah Esipisu reports. [more...]
NEWS: Lead authors of IPCC Special Reports speak on land and oceans – Africa Climate Risks Conference 2019
Isaiah Esipisu from the Pan-African Media Alliance for Climate Change sums up the CDKN-sponsored briefing on the IPCC’s latest Special Reports, in Addis Ababa. [more...]
OPINION: The IPCC’s Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere – What it means for Africa’s coastal cities
Kate Strachan, Professional Officer for Climate Change and Coastal Management at ICLEI Africa, reflects on what the IPCC’s latest Special Report means for Africa’s low-lying coastal cities. [more...]
Solar energy is providing off-grid energy to households and enterprises across Ethiopia. A CDKN policy brief investigates how the Government of Ethiopia can achieve its goals to radically scale up solar power. [more]…
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A recent CDKN study across the towns of Kombolcha and Mek’ele in Ethiopia, both of which host new industrial parks, investigated whether taking a corridor approach to urban-industrial development can support more sustainable patterns of urban growth. [more]…
Resources from our partners
To support extension officers, community development workers, researchers and students in Northern Ghana, ASSAR developed a mobile app for sharing adaptation knowledge and information. Watch the video to learn more.
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This paper explores different mechanisms for delivering climate finance at the local level, with examples from Ethiopia and Kenya. It aims to understand how well these funds take into account the priorities of local communities, and incorporate national climate change policies and development plans.
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. [more...]
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). [more...]
The Low Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership (LEDS GP) facilitates peer learning, technical cooperation and information exchange to support the formation and implementation of low emission development strategies. [more...]