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POLICY BRIEF: A climate for solar power - Solutions for Ethiopia’s energy poverty

Solar energy is providing off-grid energy to households and enterprises across Ethiopia. A CDKN policy brief investigates how the Government of Ethiopia can achieve its goals to radically scale up solar power. [more]…

POLICY BRIEF: Promoting green urban industrialisation in Ethiopia

A recent CDKN study across the towns of Kombolcha and Mek’ele in Ethiopia, both of which host new industrial parks, investigated whether taking a corridor approach to urban-industrial development can support more sustainable patterns of urban growth. [more]…

REPORT: Results-based reporting for REDD+  

The Coalition for Rainforest Nations (CfRN) and CDKN present their joint initiative: the Reporting for Results-based REDD+ project, a three-year project to build capacity for measuring reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and enhancement of carbon stocks in agriculture, forest and other land use in 21 tropical and subtropical forest countries. [more]…

ESSENTIAL: Building on local knowledge for climate compatible development

Partners in the CDKN–ICLEI Subnational Learning Programme have explored a variety of approaches to identifying and leveraging local knowledge, combined with scientific data for informed decision-making and planning at local government level. [more]…

BOOK: Mainstreaming climate compatible development - insights from CDKN's first seven years

This flagship book draws from CDKN's experience of supporting climate-compatible development in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean and provides practical recommendations on how to achieve low-carbon, climate-resilient development in low income and emerging economies. [more]…

CDKN Partner Resources

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Decentralising climate finance: insights from Kenya and Ethiopia

http://www.braced.org/resources/i/Decentralising-climate-finance-kenya-ethiopia/

This paper explores different mechanisms for delivering climate finance at the local level, with examples from Ethiopia and Kenya. It aims to understand how well these funds take into account the priorities of local communities, and incorporate national climate change policies and development plans.

Pastoralism, Adaptation and Conflict in Africa Drylands

https://www.nwo.nl/en/documents/wotro/ccmcc/ccmcc-thematic-brief-on-pastoralism

This policy brief takes a look at the adaptation interventions being promoted in African drylands, where excluded groups – including pastoralists – may lead to conflict and could hinder the effectiveness of such interventions.

Multiscale governance & food security in Mali

http://www.assar.uct.ac.za/sites/default/files/image_tool/images/138/Mali%20MSG%20infographic_ENGLISH_WEB.pdf

When policies are designed from only one perspective, they can result in unintended outcomes. Lessons from ASSAR's work in Mali on the impacts of top-down decision-making for governance of natural resources and agricultural systems.

Ecosystem services for poverty alleviation: Trade-offs and governance

https://www.espa.ac.uk/book

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.

Impacts of 1.5℃ warming on semi-arid areas

http://www.assar.uct.ac.za/theme-1-point-5-degree

The 1.5°C global warming threshold could be breached as early as the next decade. For semi-arid African countries, a 1.5°C increase in global temperature will have severe local impacts, affecting water, agriculture, health, and other vulnerable sectors.

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