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...]
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...]
FILM: ‘Farmers of the Future’ – New film shows Nepal’s women farmers leading on climate-smart agriculture
A new CDKN film visits the high mountains, mid hills and Terai plains of Nepal, where a CDKN-supported project has been working with women farmers to increase their knowledge of climate-smart agriculture practices, and is nurturing a new group of female entrepreneurs. [more...]
How are developing countries responding to the high ambitions in the Paris climate agreement? CDKN’s Sam Bickersteth and Mairi Dupar report on the diverse perspectives among countries where CDKN is supporting national climate plans and their delivery: includes insights from India, Ethiopia and more. [more...]
Nepal’s agriculture sector, which accounts for around three quarters of employment and one quarter of country’s Gross Domestic Products (MoAD 2015), is highly affected by current climate variability, uncertainty and [more]…
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The document presents the policy provisions, opportunities and challenges for scaling up climate-smart agriculture technologies and practices in Nepal, achieved through applied qualitative method, specifically a combination of desk study, consultation and field observation. [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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Dr Parvin Sultana (CCMCC project leader) and Paul Thompson discuss the approach taken with communities in Bangladesh and Nepal in finding pathways to cooperate over the management of natural resources.