Heat-related deaths and illness are on the rise in India. With summertime highs hitting 45° Celsius in rural areas, urgent action is needed to protect vulnerable populations. Dipak Zade and Brendon Bosworth report. [more...]
CDKN’s Elizabeth Colebourn reports on how policy-makers and stakeholders are now looking back at why and how the State Action Plans on Climate Change came to life. [more...]
CDKN has released a set of country and regional snapshots featuring highlights of projects and achievements from Asia over the last quarter. [more...]
The Coalition for Rainforest Nations (CfRN) and CDKN present their joint initiative: the Reporting for Results-based REDD+ project, a three-year project to build capacity for measuring reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and enhancement of carbon stocks in agriculture, forest and other land use in 21 tropical and subtropical forest countries. [more]…
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Partners in the CDKN–ICLEI Subnational Learning Programme have explored a variety of approaches to identifying and leveraging local knowledge, combined with scientific data for informed decision-making and planning at local government level. [more]…
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Dr Parvin Sultana (CCMCC project leader) and Paul Thompson discuss the approach taken with communities in Bangladesh and Nepal in finding pathways to cooperate over the management of natural resources.
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Dr Esteve Corbera (CCMCC researcher) discusses this statement in the context of the impacts REDD+ has had on developing countries at the policy and social levels.
As a Least Developed Country (LDC), which is highly vulnerable to the effects of climate change, Nepal has a high stake in the outcome of the UNFCCC negotiations. CDKN is supporting the Government of Nepal to ensure its participation in the UNFCCC is strategic and delivers results for Nepal. [more...]
CDKN is supporting the Government of Nepal (GoN) to calculate the economic cost of climate change in Nepal and identify a climate compatible development pathway to address the combined risks of climate change over time. [more...]
CDKN’s support strengthened the ‘community of practice’ working on community based adaptation (CBA) by facilitating their engagement with policy-makers and practitioners working on traditional adaptation practices. [more...]