Heat-related deaths and illness are on the rise in India. With summertime highs hitting 45° Celsius in rural areas, urgent action is needed to protect vulnerable populations. Dipak Zade and Brendon Bosworth report. [more...]
CDKN’s Elizabeth Colebourn reports on how policy-makers and stakeholders are now looking back at why and how the State Action Plans on Climate Change came to life. [more...]
This CDKN Guide presents the story of how an action research initiative in a single city in India has evolved into contagious policy action in 17 cities and 11 states, with interest from national leadership. [more]…
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This policy brief identifies the key causes of Chennai's 2015 extreme rainfall and gives recommendations for building urban resilience in the area. [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.
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This paper develops a conceptual model explaining of government action or inaction on planned relocation of vulnerable populations and reports on new data on perceptions of policy-makers and planners on decisions to invest in planned relocation in the Sundarbans of India.