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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This policy brief discusses the major knowledge gaps in gender-responsive budgeting, and gives recommendations for strengthening the implementation of gender-responsive strategies to build a sustainable, climate-resilient society. [more]…
How would you feel if you faced climate hazards - in someone else’s shoes? How would your gender, age, your physical and mental abilities, your health, affect how you could respond? This training game helps participants explore the issues. [more]…
This issue focuses on the contribution of the transport sector to Ethiopia's Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), as well as an overview of Ethiopia's Nature-Based Solution for climate change adaptation. [more]…
CDKN has launched the second episode of our climate finance podcast series, focusing on demystifying adaptation finance with guests Malango Mughogho and Kathryn Bakos. [more]…
This brief examines the importance of peri-urban ecosystems and outlines possible policy responses in India to preserve and manage these areas to contribute to sustainable and climate resilient development. [more]…
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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.
Theatre is a powerful tool for sharing perspectives, breaking down barriers, and fostering co-creation of ideas. This film shows a 'Theatre of the Oppressed' performance, scripted by Oxfam's Daniel Morchain, at the global conference Adaptation Futures 2018.
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.
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.
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.