How would you feel if you faced climate hazards - in someone else’s shoes? How would your gender, age, your physical and mental abilities, your health, the way other people treat you affect how you could respond? How could you make the most of your potential? [more...]
In Yogyakarta, Indonesia, a non-profit organisation is building COVID-19 resilient neighbourhoods and assisting women's savings groups to fight actively against the global pandemic. Annisa Hadny reports. [more...]
FEATURE: Pune, India – Community leaders form multiple partnerships to tackle COVID-19, build resilience
In Laxmi Nagar, a slum in Pune, India, local community leaders are joining forces with civil society organisations as well as local government to achieve resilience against the global pandemic. Isha Joshi reports. This is the 31st in the series of stories from the Voices from the Frontline initiative by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more...]
Drawing from a wide range of case studies, Lucia Scodanibbio provides evidence for why climate change adaptation must be locally-led in order to be effective. [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 - from organising large international meetings and in-depth participatory processes, to running training events at national and sub-national levels. [more]…
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This policy brief outlines why supporting local climate action in Bangladesh is critical to achieve national and international climate change and development commitments. It discusses existing national policies and tools that support local resilience, and recommends how national government can accelerate local climate action. [more]…
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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.
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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.
This project aims to establish and build an understanding of the crucial role of peri-urban ecosystems and mainstream ecosystem-resilience into capacity development programmes. [more...]
This project seeks to contribute to climate adaptive and inclusive water governance by encouraging evidence-informed decision-making at local, provincial and federal levels of government. [more...]
This project aims to mainstream Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) technologies and practices into provincial and local government policies and planning. [more...]
This project is working to inform national level adaptation financing through testing a range of adaptation options at two deltas in Bangladesh. [more...]