CDKN - with Future Climate for Africa - has launched a video on Africa’s first Wikipedia edit-a-thon on climate change held in Cape Town in August this year. [more...]
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...]
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.
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...]
The Mobilising Investment project in Kenya is working with Dalberg Global Development Advisors to analyse the social, environmental, and economic impacts of moving away from dirty cooking fuels to clean cooking fuels in Kenya. [more...]
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 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...]