Florence Crick, Kate Gannon and Estelle Rouhaud describe the vulnerability of communities, and particularly small and informal businesses, in semi-arid lands. They have great potential to adopt more climate-resilient behaviours, if given targeted support to do so. [more...]
Dina Khan, CDKN Project Manager, discusses how a climate risk assessment approach piloted in Central Asia is shedding light on the gender dimension of climate change. [more...]
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The United Nations Secretary’s High-Level Advisory Group on Climate Finance recently reported on ways to raise US$100 billion per year for climate change investment in developing countries by 2020. This summary highlights the report’s key implications for Asia. [more]…
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Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands (VC-ARID): Identification of adaptation options in key sectors
Using a methodology called Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands (VC-ARID), this synthesis report identifies climate risk, adaptation options and opportunities for private sector development in Kenya, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Pakistan, and Tajikistan.
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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.