This short film highlights the potential of mini-grids to address the energy challenges in rural Africa, while tackling the global challenge of climate change. [more...]
WEBINAR: Communicating climate information and uncertainties better – Cognitive psychology insights and practical experiences
A webinar from the Future Climate for Africa programme on 29 November will share practical recommendations and approaches to communicating climate change information, including uncertainties. It will draw on insights from cognitive psychology and experiences from FCFA's work in west and southern Africa. [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...]
Targeting money only at areas hit by drought and other climate extremes in an effort to build resilience among the world’s poorest may be ineffective, according to researchers. Laurie Goering of Thomson Reuters reports. [more...]
A new 'Inside Story on Climate Compatible Development' from CDKN and HELIO International looks at the experiences of Benin, Mali and Togo in working towards ‘Smart Energy Paths’. [more]…
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CDKN speaks to Yacoube Deme of the Near East Foundation about the Foundation's work supporting agricultural resilience in water-scarce Mali and the urgent need to adapt to the already tangible effects of climate change. [more]…
Resources from our partners
When policies are designed from only one perspective, they can result in unintended outcomes. Lessons from ASSAR's work in Mali on the impacts of top-down decision-making for governance of natural resources and agricultural systems.
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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.