Newly-released analysis from CDKN has identified a series of approaches to help community-level organisations to increase climate resilience. The analysis focusses on the Caribbean, but has widely applicable lessons for community-based adaptation in other parts of the world. [more...]
The escalating cost of climate change to the Caribbean region makes a compelling argument for taking early action for adapting to climate change. An analysis of ten years of climate change research in the Caribbean found that sectors that are vital to regional economic and social development, including agriculture and tourism, are especially vulnerable to climate change and its impacts. Well-targeted measures to adapt will be essential. [more...]
Drawing on research from across the Caribbean, CDKN has produced a series of knowledge products focussing on national policy, institutions and good governance. These products link to a resource library of reports, tools and presentations detailing best practice approaches and case studies from Caribbean countries. [more...]
Kiran Sura, CDKN's Head of Advocacy Fund, is heartened by the signing ceremony for the Paris climate agreement in New York but says 'resting on our laurels is not an option'. [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.
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.
The Mobilising Investment (MI) project for NDC implementation is a 3-year project focused on interventions within seven target countries: Bangladesh, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Kenya, Peru, Philippines and Vietnam, supported by the German government’s International Climate Initiative (IKI). [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...]
The regional Frameworks support high-level commitments and aspirations of the Caribbean and South Asia regions to increase investment in water security and climate resilient development. [more...]
This CDKN sponsored conference, organised by the Institute for the Study of the Americas (ISA, University of London), the Centre for Caribbean and Latin American Research & Consultancy (CLARC, Lon [more...]