In Kurigram district of Bangladesh, a women-headed, community-based organisation is training rural women and extending support to deal with Covid-19 and monsoon floods. Md Fahad Hossain reports. This is the 35th story from the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more...]
FEATURE: IPCC predicts a grim future for our oceans and frozen lands – but we can still limit the damage
Smita Chakravarty reviews the latest IPCC Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere and puts it into Indian context. [more...]
The IPCC's Special Report on Land and Climate Change stresses the importance of governance for achieving climate change adaptation, mitigation and sustainable development. Here, Eshwer Kale, Marcella D'Souza and Arpan Golechha describe a model of water governance which involved transforming villages from over-exploitation to judicious use of water. [more...]
CDKN's Aditi Paul explores how blended finance approaches in the agriculture sector could provide small producers with the much-needed livelihood security they need, as well as climate resilience and food security. [more...]
Since 2018, a second phase of CDKN called the ‘Knowledge Accelerator’ has focused on growing our ‘knowledge-in-action’ services, as well as further cultivating climate leadership, learning and collaboration within and across developing countries. Read some of the highlights from the past three years’ work. [more]…
This working paper shares the experiences and challenges climate practitioners in the global South have faced in transitioning to working online because of the Covid-19 pandemic. It highlights some lessons learned for organising inclusive and effective engagements - at the international, national and sub-national levels. [more]…
Resources from our partners
When a crisis hits, community organisations can draw upon six social dimensions of resilience. This brief highlights learnings from how communities in the Global South responded to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This brief is based on the analysis of water policies, as well as the narratives of men and women involved in drinking water management practices.
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...]
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...]
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...]