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...]
CDKN has launched a new podcast series which looks at innovative, effective, accessible, and convenient ways of delivering emerging themes within climate finance. This is the first episode. [more...]
This working paper shares the experiences and insights from the mobilising investment for NDC implementation project in Peru. [more...]
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]…
This report is a high-level assessment of how effectively government bodies in Ethiopia are addressing gender issues in their climate change activities. [more]…
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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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.
CCMCC’s researchers on gender-based findings and recommendations and why conflict related to climate change is not isolated from social dynamics.
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.
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.
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.