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...]
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...]
CDKN has launched a working paper, laying out an agenda for unlocking effective, accelerated adaptation at scale in Africa, based on investing in people’s skills and knowledge; in climate-resilient economies, which are well-informed by climate risk; and in nature. [more...]
The IPCC's Special Report on Climate Change and Land for decision-makers in South Asia - with all the headline findings they need to know about the interaction of climate change and land and the impact on societies and ecosystems. [more]…
CDKN has launched a new guide which unpacks the Special Report for decision-makers in Latin America: 'The IPCC's Special Report on Climate Change and Land: What's in it for Latin America?' [more]…
This powerpoint presentation takes you through the headlines of CDKN's explainer guide to the IPCC's Special Report on Climate Change and Land, with a special focus on South Asia. [more]…
To implement the Paris climate change agreement at the national level, countries will have to review existing governance frameworks and develop new rules and regulations. This may result in “top-down” [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]…
CDKN Partner Resources
This documentary looks at the impact of climate change on Pakistan’s cotton sector by examining the supply chain whilst working collaboratively with policymakers and civil society to identify opportunities to build economic resilience to climate change.
Headlines from the Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) programme - presented here in a compelling short documentary with stories about managing natural resources fairly, for more resilient societies, in Ghana and Bangladesh.
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.
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.
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.