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NEWS: Climate:Red Summit rallies humanitarian leaders to accelerate climate action

The Climate:Red Summit galvanised thousands of humanitarian and development professionals from the Red Cross Red Crescent movement to think about how they could accelerate climate action. Mairi Dupar of CDKN reports from a special session about linking global policy to local action. [more]…

FEATURE: Lessons from the pandemic - Nepal is learning to transform its agricultural sector

In Nepal, coronavirus-related lockdowns have damaged households' food security and ability to access adequate nutrition. Thankfully, rapid adoption of new farming and gardening methods, and systems for agricultural inputs and marketing are helping people to adapt successfully. [more]…

FEATURE: Isiolo County, Kenya: Local radio stations create awareness of COVID-19, gender-based violence

In Isiolo County, in the former Eastern Province of Kenya, women are disseminating awareness-related information on COVID-19 and gender-based violence through the use of local radio stations - spreading information for resilience. David Nangaa Silakan reports. [more]…

FEATURE: Kunni Kharka, Nepal: The plight of Dalit communities during an unprecedented crisis

In Kunni Kharka, Nepal, a Dalit community is using collective savings and strengthening community bonds to tackle the COVID-19 crisis. Naresh Kumar Shreshtha reports. This is the fourteenth in the series of stories from Voices from the Frontline initiative by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

FEATURE: A live debate - Could Indian cities boost resilience by embracing native trees?

Pratibha Caleb and Rithika Fernandes of ICLEI South Asia describe the range of tree species in India’s cities, and the live debate over whether native or introduced species contribute to greater urban resilience in the face of climate change impacts. [more]…

VIDEO: Voices from the Frontline highlights lessons for climate resilience

CDKN's Director Shehnaaz Moosa speaks to the Paris Committee on Capacity-Building (PCCB) about the 'Voices from the Frontline' initiative by CDKN and the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD). [more]…

FEATURE: Community savings groups play crucial role in Bangladesh during COVID-19 crisis

Community savings groups in rural southwest Bangladesh are helping to revive local economies devastated by the double impacts of COVID-19 and cyclone Amphan. Saeqah Kabir reports. This is the thirteenth in the series of stories from Voices from the Frontline initiative by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

NEWS: Request for Quote – Help us develop a new website for CDKN

CDKN seeks a website developer to build a new website for the programme. Qualified website developers are invited to apply by Thursday 24 September 2020, 17:00 UTC. [more]…

NEWS: Register your interest for upcoming SMEP Invitation to Tender

Register your interest for tender opportunities under the new Sustainable Manufacturing and Environmental Pollution (SMEP) Programme, and contribute to the sustainability of the manufacturing sector in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.  [more]…

NEWS: Climate resilience webinar series in August

ICLEI South Asia is hosting a webinar series exploring the various aspects of climate resilience, including city planning, gender and the green economy. [more]…

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