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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: 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]…

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]…

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]…

FEATURE: Kenya - Indigenous women overcome discrimination to lead community COVID-19 responses

In Kenya, indigenous women are tapping into local resources, and undertaking individual and collective initiatives to tackle the COVID-19 crisis. Rose Wamalwa reports. [more]…

NEWS: New report on ‘triple dividend’ of early warning systems in Tanzania’s coastal areas

Early warning systems for severe weather in coastal Tanzania can do more than save lives and property - they can help people boost their economic productivity too, according to a new study from Weather and Climate Information Services in Africa (WISER). [more]…

FEATURE: Coping with COVID-19 by mobilising local capacities in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo

In Goma, in North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a local research organisation conducted a rapid Knowledge Practices and Attitude survey in the early days of COVID-19 to gauge communities’ understanding of the global crisis. Habimana Jonas reports. [more]…

NEWS: Upcoming webinar on the latest information on climate finance flows in Southern Africa

The Southern Africa Climate Finance Partnership (SACFP) is hosting a webinar on climate finance flows in Southern Africa, revealing trends and observations relevant to institutions and governments seeking to access climate finance.  [more]…

FEATURE: How Zimbabwean youth are leading the way in tackling COVID-19

In Hatcliffe extension, an informal settlement located in the northern part of Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, a group of young people are leading the fight against the pandemic. Artwell Nyirenda reports. [more]…

NEWS: Apply now for the NDC Financing Fellowship Programme

The NDC Financing Fellowship is now open for applications for policymakers and researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa. Apply before the 31st of July 2020 [more]…

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