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...]
Prutha Vaze provides an insider’s perspective on developing the Maharashtra State Climate Change Policy. Ms. Vaze, a Technical Expert for the Action on Climate Today (ACT) programme, has been embedded with the state government for the last three years. [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...]
A new film depicts how a women's organisation in India's northeast provinces is helping local communities share and strengthen their knowledge for dealing with the impacts of climate change. [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.