The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) is launching its new phase in Bangladesh on 19th November 2018 at the Institute of Architects Bangladesh Centre and in India on 20th November 2018 at the India Habitat Centre. [more...]
Bedoshruti Sadhukhan of CDKN Asia says many local and subnational governments in South Asia are missing opportunities to invest in climate-resilient development: a step-change is needed in awareness and action. [more...]
The Low Emission Development Global Partnership (LEDS GP) creates opportunities for professionals to exchange experience on practical aspects of low emission development. Members of our network say they value these platforms for skills exchange and learning – whether it is in person, or increasingly through ‘virtual’ meetings and conversations. Join a technical 'community of practice' today! [more...]
Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to rising tides, with its flat, low-lying topography and over 48% of its population living less than 10 metres above sea level. This feature looks at the challenges facing Bangladesh and the tools that could help it plan effectively for coastal disasters. [more...]
The effectiveness of national energy policy will be decisive for achieving Paris Agreement objectives and the 2030 Agenda. A CDKN Working Paper assesses how Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana and Peru are aligning these goals. [more]…
Bangladesh has secured major progress with development since independence, reflected in rising per capita incomes, falling poverty rates and improving human development indicators. In particular, GDP growth rate has accelerated [more]…
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The book synthesises the ESPA programme's compelling evidence on ecosystems and wellbeing. It addresses the evolving framings and contexts of ecosystem services for poverty alleviation, reviews the impacts of ongoing drivers of change and presents new ways to achieve sustainable wellbeing, equity, diversity, and resilience.
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.