A new climate model developed by researchers working for the Future Climate for Africa programme will provide local planners with more useful projections of the climate in their area for the coming decades. Leonie Joubert reports. [more...]
Research from the Future Climate for Africa programme explores the links between soils, rainforests and rainfall patterns in the Ivory Coast - as Leonie Joubert explains. [more...]
CDKN is partnering with Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) to host the first Wikipedia edit-a-thon on climate change in Africa. The event will be held from 30 July - 1 August in Cape Town, South Africa. Apply by 24 May to take part. [more...]
In response to the newly released Global Assessment of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), CDKN's Shehnaaz Moosa and Mairi Dupar call for decision-makers the world over to seize the momentum provided by IPBES' startling science. [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 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...]
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...]