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FEATURE: Women’s group boosts resilience in the face of crisis

Mama Jobe Jeng is a farmer in The Gambia’s west coast region and member of the local organisation Tresor Women Warrior. She recounts how belonging to the group has strengthened her ability to cope with COVID-19 and argues that the government should support women’s groups with resources and information in order to shore up community resilience more widely. Hbibatou Drammeh and Ebrima S F. Bah report. [more]…

Locust invasion in Mwingi-Cred_Greenpeace: Paul Basweti

VIDEO: Kenya’s perfect storm of Covid-19, floods and locusts swarms: What does it mean for food security?

The East African region is currently facing multiple threats of locust swarms, flooding and Covid-19 that are affecting the livelihoods and food security of millions of people. CDKN spoke to James Kuria of the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) to find out more. [more]…

VIDEO: Southern Africa Climate Finance Partnership boosts countries' readiness to access funds

In two new videos, participants in the Southern Africa Climate Finance Partnership (SACFP) share their experiences of learning how to access Green Climate Fund (GCF) finance. [more]…

FEATURE: Uganda's climate law makes headway

Legal expert Bernard Namanya outlines the progress being made in Uganda's national climate law. It is the country's principal mechanism for implementing the 2015 Paris Agreement. [more]…

FEATURE: How business is responding to COVID-19 in South Africa’s poorest urban communities

As COVID-19 takes hold in countries around the world, we are being challenged to respond to a global pandemic in poorer urban communities already facing multiple risks - reports CDKN's Lisa McNamara. Much like the climate crisis, COVID-19 is a risk multiplier, intensifying existing vulnerabilities. [more]…

NEWS: Latest guidance shows how climate information services can reach more people

Who you are and where you live can affect your access to weather and climate information. The agencies that provide weather and climate services should take people's diverse needs into account - according to the WISER programme, which has launched a video and posters to raise broad awareness of these vital needs. [more]…

FEATURE: Why reflect? Because it opens the door to rich learning on climate action

Lucia Scodanibbio describes CDKN's recent efforts to learn with its partners in Namibia about effective 'climate knowledge brokering', a concept explained further in this blog. With contributions from Margaret Angula, Amanda April, Emma Baker, Ester Nangolo, Bernadette Shalumbu and Cecil Togarepi. [more]…

FEATURE: Climate is on the menu in East Africa

Weather and climate information provided by national meteorological services across East Africa can at times be technical and difficult for non-experts to understand. That’s why a partnership across the region has come up with an ingenious solution: Climate Cafés. [more]…

FEATURE: Residents of East Africa's informal settlements can now access better climate information

As more and more people live in settlements that are particularly vulnerable to extreme weather, one initiative in Kenya and Tanzania aims to mitigate the danger by working closely with [more]…

FEATURE: Ethiopian ministries pledge greater gender focus in climate action

Robi Redda of CDKN describes how Ethiopian government ministries are aiming for two cross cutting development issues: climate change and gender, to be well integrated across the country's policies and programmes. [more]…

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