This inside story recounts the lessons learned by researchers and practitioners in Namibia over seven years of implementing different research projects on climate adaptation and resilience. [more...]
The third episode of the Finance for Resilience podcast unpacks some basics about the Green Climate Fund (GCF), and explores the challenges and successes of becoming accredited to receive GCF funds and implementing GCF projects in the region. [more...]
Climate change is adversely affecting the livelihoods of women in the Volta delta, Ghana. This film explores the issues they face and the adaptation solutions that are helping to build their resilience. [more...]
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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]…
CDKN has developed presentations and exercises for facilitators to use in training settings, to help climate and development professionals in Ethiopia to integrate gender perspectives into climate projects and programmes. [more]…
“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]…
CDKN Partner Resources
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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.
In this short clip the DECCMA team outlines some of the highlights and challenges of working as part of an international, multi-disciplinary consortium, and some lessons learned for future consortium projects.
The brief highlights the need for a better understanding of conflict and cooperation in improving global responses to impacts and interventions designed to build resilience and support sustainable development in vulnerable countries.
The social impacts of mitigation strategies and large-scale land acquisitions have resulted in increased pressures and issues of conflict in some developing countries. This policy brief presents the issues around approaches that are not conflict-sensitive, and shows how conflicts can be transformed; how climate interventions could foster cooperation.