Weather and climate information provided by national meteorological services across East Africa can at times be technical and difficult for non-experts to understand. That’s why a partnership across the region has come up with an ingenious solution: Climate Cafés. [more...]
Patrick Curran, a policy analyst at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, shares new research on policy coordination across water, energy, food and climate goals in Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia. [more...]
This paper, Safety Nets Simplified: Simulated Decision - Making in Volatile Developing Economies, outlines how the design of a game enables this particular community to engage and understand the productive social safety net (PSSN)’s complex system in order to make informed decisions that will improve their real-world livelihood. [more]…
To accompany the report What’s in it for Africa, CDKN is offering high-quality images for use by developing country journalists when writing on the contents of the report. This image shows a farmer tending her field of cassava in the village of Tiniu, near Mwanza, northern Tanzania. [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.
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.