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NEWS: Voluntary Carbon Markets Global Dialogue seeks to hear from carbon credit suppliers

A team from Climate Focus, the Indonesia Research Institute for Decarbonization (IRID), SouthSouthNorth (SSN), Transforma, and Verra have kicked off a consultation with stakeholders in Latin America, Africa and Asia, on how the voluntary carbon market could work better for them. Discover how to participate in the Global Dialogue here.  [more]…

NEWS: How has Future Climate for Africa improved the understanding of climate change in Africa?

Since 2015, Future Climate for Africa has brought together over 200 researchers from 14 different countries to work on enhancing scientific knowledge and prediction of African climate change. A new micro-site details its impact. [more]…

FEATURE: CDKN film series - African experts urge 'accelerated action' on adaptation

CDKN is delighted to present six new video interviews with African adaptation experts, as part of a short film series ‘Adaptation Voices’. [more]…

FEATURE: Mbarara, Uganda - informal community uses collective savings to deal with Covid-19

The slum dwellers in Mbarara city, Uganda are using collective savings to deal with the global pandemic and invest in new businesses. Sarah Nandudu reports. This is the 40th story from the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

FEATURE: Siaya, Kenya - Repositioning skills for food security amid the Covid-19 pandemic

In a remote village, located in Siaya County, Kenya, a group of women have taken up vegetable farming as a means to fight against the Covid-19 induced food insecurity. Rosemary Atieno reports. This is the 38th story in the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

FEATURE: Generating accessible and uniquely African climate information - The story of FCFA

Across Africa, people need useful, actionable climate information if they are to manage climate risks effectively for a more resilient future. The Future Climate For Africa (FCFA) programme has shown how climate research and collaboration across disciplines, countries and even continents can produce relevant, accessible climate information, while also building the capacity of African decision-makers to use the information. [more]…

FEATURE: Climate change adaptation in East African farming - Testimonials from women champions

The Eastern Africa Grain Council has been documenting the climate adaptation successes of leading women farmers and agricultural business owners in Kenya – as a way to galvanise learning among other women. [more]…

NEWS: Call for expressions of interest - Climate Action Innovation Research Network, Africa

The Artificial Intelligence for Development in Africa (AI4D) programme has launched a call for organisations in Sub-Saharan Africa to apply to be the managing organisation (hub) for the Responsible Artificial Intelligence for Climate Action Innovation Research Network in Africa. [more]…

FEATURE: Addis Ababa - A community alliance faces up to Covid-19

In the peri-urban areas of Addis Ababa Ethiopia, community members are collectively saving money to deal with multiple hardships posed by the global pandemic. Ephrem Tesema reports. This is the 36th in the series of stories from Voices from the Frontline initiative by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

FEATURE: Kabulasoke, Uganda - Harnessing opportunities for youth during the Covid-19 pandemic

In Uganda, young people are acquiring skills and tapping into new opportunities to fight against the global pandemic collectively. Godliver Businge reports. This is the 34th story in the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

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