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POLICY BRIEF: Peri-urban ecosystems - The potential for a planned approach in India

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]…

VIDEO: Accelerating Adaptation in Africa

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]…

Ethiopia: NDC-highlights newsletter

This third NDC-highlights newsletter features articles on the agricultural sector’s contributions towards the success of Ethiopia’s NDC. [more]…

INSIDE STORY: Rural Ethiopian women diversify livelihoods and boost entire communities’ climate resilience

The Market Approaches to Resilience (MAR) project extended credit and savings facilities to communities in remote rural areas of Ethiopia, providing them with the means to diversify their assets and livelihoods. This helped to buffer them from climate-related stresses and shocks. This 'Inside Story' case study tells the story of what happened. [more]…

Namibia Graphic Harvest

GRAPHIC: What does global warming of 1.5 degrees mean for Namibia?

As part of the CDKN-funded project, Strengthening regional climate change governance through integrating gender-responsive climate action, the University of Namibia team have produced a graphic harvest on  what global warming of 1.5°C means for Namibia. [more]…

CDKN Partner Resources

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Hydropower and conflicts

Hydropower is often considered a clean and renewable option for developing countries looking for low-regret climate-smart investments. Yet negative socio-environmental repercussions of large hydropower dams are difficult to minimise and could result in creating or exacerbating conflicts. Two research consortia present findings related to policy, implantation and practices

Climate interventions in relation to conflict and cooperation

Conflict and cooperation are complex concepts and are not two ends of a continuum; they are related and neither can be considered entirely “good” or “bad”. This brief considers the dynamics of conflict and makes recommendations for conflict-sensitive approaches in decision-making and for planning, implementing or developing research programmes.

Political economy of planned relocation: A model of action and inaction in government responses

This paper develops a conceptual model explaining of government action or inaction on planned relocation of vulnerable populations and reports on new data on perceptions of policy-makers and planners on decisions to invest in planned relocation in the Sundarbans of India.

Community-based adaptive learning in the management of Conflicts and Natural Resources

Dr Parvin Sultana (CCMCC project leader) and Paul Thompson discuss the approach taken with communities in Bangladesh and Nepal in finding pathways to cooperate over the management of natural resources.

Should resilience-building projects (always) be socially acceptable?

This paper draws on development and humanitarian literature, and the lived experiences of 19 researchers and practitioners to discuss the question, should resilience-building programmes be sensitive to social norms when cultural practices might undermine resilience outcomes?

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