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CDKN has interviewed leading African scientists and climate change adaptation practitioners, to identify local solutions that can be learnt from and scaled up, to accelerate adaptation and contribute to a more climate-resilient future. [more...]

This third NDC-highlights newsletter features articles on the agricultural sector’s contributions towards the success of Ethiopia’s NDC. [more...]

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OUTLOOK: Uganda Special Edition

In the new ‘Climate and Development Outlook: Uganda Special Edition’, Revocatus Twinomuhangi describes the everyday reality of climate change for Ugandans, and the critical policy choices which face the country today. He also catches up with Mr. Chebet Maikut, Commissioner of Uganda’s Climate Change Department. [more]…

REPORT: Study shows that inaction on climate change will cost Uganda 20 times more than adaptation

A new report from the Government of Uganda with support from CDKN, Baastel, Metroeconomica, Makerere University and CIDT, finds that adaptation to climate change today is well worth the investment. The costs of inaction on climate change by 2025 are 20 times the costs of adaptation. [more]…

REPORT: Changes in tree reproductive phenology: causes and implications in and around Budongo Forest Reserve, Uganda

This study, Changes in tree reproductive phenology: causes and implications in and around Budongo Forest Reserve, Uganda, was aimed at gaining a better understanding of the causes and implications in tree fruiting phenology in Budongo Forest and the implications on local communities around the forest. [more]…

REPORT: Preparing for the future in Uganda: understanding the influence of development interventions on adaptive capacity at the local level

This research report, Preparing for the future in Uganda: understanding the influence of development interventions on adaptive capacity at the local level, by the Africa Climate Change Resilience Alliance (ACCRA) seeks to explore how existing Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Social Protection and Sustainable Livelihood interventions impact on adaptive capacity at the local level in Uganda. [more]…

POLICY BRIEF: The national picture: climate trends in Uganda

This paper, The national picture: climate trends in Uganda, looks at the climate trends and projections in three specific sites, Bundibugyo, Gulu and Kotido, the impacts of hazards and trends (climate and non-climate), changes in livelihoods and makes recommendations drawing on ACCRA’s research findings. [more]…

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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.

An environment for wellbeing: Pathways out of poverty

http://www.espa-headlines.ac.uk/

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.

Scaling up climate-smart agriculture: Lessons from ESPA research

https://www.espa.ac.uk/publications/scaling-climate-smart-agriculture-lessons-espa-research

This synthesis of ten ESPA agriculture projects assesses whether - and how - climate-smart agriculture can be developed in an equitable way that helps all people to move out of poverty.

A guide to selecting ecosystem service models for decision-making

https://www.espa.ac.uk/publications/guide-selecting-ecosystem-service-models-decision-making-lessons-sub-saharan-africa

Many national policies and international agreements include goals to protect ecosystem services. This guidebook helps readers to assess how ecosystem service models could support policy-making in their countries and is based on practical experiences in sub-Saharan Africa.

How can social protection build resilience? Insights from Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda

http://www.braced.org/resources/i/how-can-social-protection-build-resilience/

This paper presents a synthesis of findings from Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda on the role of social protection programmes in contributing to people’s capacity to absorb, anticipate and adapt to climate-related shocks and stresses.

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