Millions of livelihoods in Bangladesh’s vast delta region are at risk from climate change impacts this century: the Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 aims to tackle these risks head on and turn them into opportunities for the region’s people. Jubaer Rashid of CDKN Asia describes the multi-institutional effort involved to bring the plan to reality. [more...]
A new platform and set of tools developed by ICLEI-South Asia called ‘RURBAN Platform’ seeks to help city managers work in a more collaborative and ‘climate-smart’ way. [more...]
NEWS: What’s in the IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere for South Asia? New CDKN guide
The condition of the oceans and the cryosphere (frozen parts of the Earth) affect our lives - as described in the IPCC's recent Special Report. This 'explainer' guide from CDKN pulls out key messages and graphics of relevance to everyone in South Asia's diverse landscapes. [more...]
The circular economy is an alternative to the linear economic model which ends in product disposal. This is why it is gaining much attention globally and is widely popular among businesses – report Kaustuv Raj Neupane and Rachana Upadhyaya [more...]
The IPCC's Special Report on Climate Change and Land for decision-makers in South Asia - with all the headline findings they need to know about the interaction of climate change and land and the impact on societies and ecosystems. [more]…
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GUIDE: The IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate: What’s in it for South Asia?
This 'explainer' guide from CDKN pulls out key messages and graphics from the IPCC's recent Special Report that are of relevance to everyone in South Asia's diverse landscapes. [more]…
Resources from our partners
This open access, online book reports on analysis by the ESPA Deltas project. The project used a model, the Delta Dynamic Integrated Emulator Model (ΔDIEM), to analyse the present and future of the vast Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna delta in a policy-relevant way in order to benefit ecosystems, livelihoods and people.
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Drawing on data from 25 qualitative case studies across three hotspots in Africa and Asia, this paper shows how and in what ways women’s agency, or the ability to make meaningful choices and strategic decisions, contributes to adaptation responses.
Assessing Adaptation Investment Opportunities for Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs) in Bangladesh
This Knowledge Basis Project is exploring climate change vulnerabilities, gender-sensitive adaptation practices and potential adaptation investment options for MSMEs in Southwest coastal Bangladesh. [more...]
The Mobilising Investment project in Bangladesh is working with the Sustainable Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA) to de-risk investment for solar irrigation pumps and identify options for the public sector in supporting private investment into off-grid solar. [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...]