In an interview with CDKN, Dr Youba Sokona of the IPCC shares his hopes that increased interest in climate change from African political leaders, scientists and academics will accelerate adaptation action and lead to greater climate resilience. [more...]
Young people are channeling their energies into ecological farming and land restoration, in self-help efforts to provide food security and create decent work - says Claire Nasike Akello, founder of Kenya’s Hummingbird Foundation and an environmental campaigner for Greenpeace Africa, in an interview with CDKN. [more...]
“We will lose biodiversity and we do not even know what we had in the first place” – Dr Jacqueline Uku has told CDKN. She urges ecosystem monitoring and protection in the face of climate change. [more...]
Ronald Mukanya, Director of Sustainability for the Government of the Western Cape and a climate finance specialist, shares his insights on Africa's climate adaptation potential, including blended finance solutions. [more...]
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“We need to learn from this pandemic on how we respond, on how we recover, but also in terms of how we treat nature,” Dr Musonda Mumba, Director of the Rome Centre for Sustainable Development and a leading African adaptation specialist, argues in an exclusive interview with CDKN. [more]…
Development partners need to recalibrate their relationship with African countries - recognising African contributions to a more climate-resilient future, says Dr Fatima Denton, Director of the United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA), in an exclusive interview with CDKN. [more]…
This working paper shares the experiences and challenges climate practitioners in the global South have faced in transitioning to working online because of the Covid-19 pandemic. It highlights some lessons learned for organising inclusive and effective engagements - at the international, national and sub-national levels. [more]…
This inside story describes how Peru incorporated a cross-cutting gender perspective into the development of its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). It highlights key steps in the process and lessons learned. [more]…
This policy brief outlines why supporting local climate action in Bangladesh is critical to achieve national and international climate change and development commitments. It discusses existing national policies and tools that support local resilience, and recommends how national government can accelerate local climate action. [more]…
CDKN Partner Resources
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Drawing on data from 25 qualitative case studies across three hotspots in Africa and Asia, this paper shows how and in what ways women’s agency, or the ability to make meaningful choices and strategic decisions, contributes to adaptation responses.
This review, combining evidence-based learning from 15 projects across 13 countries, explores how climate resilience programmes and projects can be designed, established and managed to be resilient themselves in fragile and conflict-affected contexts.
This guide aims to make the findings of the IPCC's special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C accessible to practitioners and policy-makers working at global and regional scales. It provides an interpretation of the findings with a focus on the adaptation implications.
This paper assesses urbanisation in Bangalore, and India's agricultural policies, and identifies triggers of change in local and regional development that have led to adaptation-constrained spaces.
To support extension officers, community development workers, researchers and students in Northern Ghana, ASSAR developed a mobile app for sharing adaptation knowledge and information. Watch the video to learn more.