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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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INSIDE STORY: Fostering peri-urban resilience: Gender-responsive approaches in northern India

In Uttar Pradesh, Gorakhpur Environmental Action Group (GEAG) has been working with local people, mostly farmers on small and marginal plots, to address climate change and to empower women. GEAG's recent experiences in peri-urban areas are now summarised in a 'CDKN Inside Story on climate compatible development'. [more]…

ESSENTIAL: Climate-smart agriculture takes off, thanks to ‘women-friendly’ tools and a gender-smart approach

A climate-smart agriculture initiative by Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD) across different agroecological areas of Nepal demonstrates key ‘success factors’ for achieving climate-resilient rural development, including working with women farmers. [more]…

REPORT: Ethiopia's response to climate change and gender

This report is a high-level assessment of how effectively government bodies in Ethiopia are addressing gender issues in their climate change activities. [more]…

A woman working on her vegetable farm in Khulna, Bangladesh. Photo by M. Yousuf Tushar, WorldFish April 2014_Flickr

Women-led forums enhance livelihoods and reduce risks to climate hazards

This case study highlights the role of women-led forums in enhancing livelihoods and raising womens’ voices in local planning and decision-making. [more]…

WORKING PAPER: Working across scales - Learning from seven years of climate compatible development in Asia

A new report by John Colvin and Christina McDonagh for CDKN explores the value of stimulating climate compatible development initiatives at multiple levels of governance - drawing on seven years of work by CDKN in India, Indonesia, Nepal and Pakistan. [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.

Understanding conflict, gender and climate change

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FLoqJh0lOY

CCMCC’s researchers on gender-based findings and recommendations and why conflict related to climate change is not isolated from social dynamics.

Gender impacts vulnerability to climate change

http://www.assar.uct.ac.za/sites/default/files/image_tool/images/138/webinar/gender/INFOGRAPHIC%2001%20Small.pdf

Gender is one of many factors that influence how people are impacted by and respond to climate change. Age, gender, social status and culture all combine to affect vulnerability to climate change.

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.

Gendered vulnerabilities to climate change: Insights from the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17565529.2017.1372266

Understanding vulnerability to climate change from a gendered perpective requires moving beyond numbers of men and women to unpacking relations of power, and inclusion and exclusion in decision-making.

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