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...]
Almeida Sitoe, Sadie Cox and Tim Woods report on a major low-emissions project that is modelling future development pathways for Mozambique and providing scenarios for the next version of its NDC. [more...]
How can capacity development best be organised to generate good results? Klas Sandström of Niras looks at a CDKN-supported water project where over 130 professionals increased their capacity in climate resilient planning and a Pan-Africa network in climate adaptation work was established. [more...]
Citizens have knowledge and access to resources that enable them to develop a sustainable vision for their community. This is one of the findings from a CDKN-funded project in Maputo, Mozambique. Vanesa Castán Broto, one of the project leads, talks about the newly published practitioners’ handbook that looks at ways to engage with communities for climate compatible development. [more...]
POLICY BRIEF: Using climate information to achieve long-term development objectives in coastal Ghana and Mozambique
Accra, Ghana and Maputo, Mozambique face many development challenges, such as poor transport and drainage infrastructure, as a result of inadequate regulation and law enforcement. Climate change could lead to flooding and coastal erosion and will compound these challenges. Could better use of climate information in planning hold the answer? A new policy brief from the Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) programme and CDKN lays out some options. [more]…
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This report looks at the project Public Private People Partnerships for Climate Compatible Development (4PCCD) in Maputo, Mozambique, which, through experimenting with different forms of participatory planning, aimed to identify local priorities for climate-related action, along with the key actors and resources needed to make it happen. [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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The dependence of the world’s poorest people on the environment and their contribution to its stewardship are often ‘hidden’ in public debates and decision-making processes. Trade-offs and any potential human costs must be understood and explicitly addressed. An environmental justice approach can help achieve this.