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...]
Da Nang is one of Vietnam's major port cities. Miren Gutierrez uncovers the measures taken by a CDKN project to protect the city's residents from worsening rainfall in a changing climate. [more...]
How does climate variability, especially changes in rainfall patterns, affect the livelihoods of rural households in developing countries? CARE and the UN University explore this and many other rainfall, food security questions in their initiative, Where the Rain Falls. [more...]
A new CDKN working paper reviews 18 national climate commitments (INDCs) from countries of South and Southeast Asia and assesses their performance for four themes: mitigation targets; climate finance; disaster risk reduction; and social inclusion, particularly gender concerns. [more]…
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REPORT: Sustainable urban tourism through low-carbon initiatives: Experiences from Hue and Chiang Mai
A new report provides key lessons from a sustainable urban tourism project in Hue, Vietnam and Chiang Mai, Thailand on mitigating emissions from urban tourism. It was produced as part of CDKN's and ICLEI's learning programme on climate compatible development at subnational level. [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 Esteve Corbera (CCMCC researcher) discusses this statement in the context of the impacts REDD+ has had on developing countries at the policy and social levels.