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NEWS: This Women's Day, explore CDKN's colourful training materials on gender and social inclusion

How would you feel if you faced climate hazards - in someone else’s shoes? How would your gender, age, your physical and mental abilities, your health, the way other people treat you affect how you could respond? How could you make the most of your potential? [more]…

FEATURE: Yogyakarta, Indonesia - Civil society groups forge solidarity for resilience

In Yogyakarta, Indonesia, a non-profit organisation is building COVID-19 resilient neighbourhoods and assisting women's savings groups to fight actively against the global pandemic. Annisa Hadny reports. [more]…

FEATURE: Pune, India - Community leaders form multiple partnerships to tackle COVID-19, build resilience

In Laxmi Nagar, a slum in Pune, India, local community leaders are joining forces with civil society organisations as well as local government to achieve resilience against the global pandemic. Isha Joshi reports. This is the 31st in the series of stories from the Voices from the Frontline initiative by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

FEATURE: Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh - Women’s group and local government join forces to protect lives

In Chakaria upazila, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, a women’s association is partnering with the local government to raise awareness of Covid-19 and hygiene measures. Their coping strategies and organising power demonstrate women groups’ potential to be change-makers. Md Fahad Hossain reports. [more]…

FEATURE: Putting local people at the centre of climate change adaptation

Drawing from a wide range of case studies, Lucia Scodanibbio provides evidence for why climate change adaptation must be locally-led in order to be effective. [more]…

FEATURE: Caloco, Philippines - Fisher folks are braving complex crises

In Caloco, a village in the Municipality of Tinambac, the fishers’ community is opting for an alternative livelihood to deal with the dual crisis of the global pandemic and typhoon Pepito. This is the 29th story of the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

NEWS: Wiki4Climate - improving the global knowledge on climate change through Wikipedia

From 24th November to 1st December, 116 participants gathered online for Wiki4Climate, a week of Wikipedia editing on climate change topics, organised by FCFA and CDKN and with support from experienced Wikipedia editors.  [more]…

FEATURE: Guwahati, India - How informal settlers are building resilience in the face of compounding shocks

In Guwahati, India, residents of informal settlements are making collecting efforts and spreading awareness to tackle the impacts of COVID-19 and monsoon floods. Syeda Mehzebin Rahman and Minakhi Tamuli report. [more]…

EVENT: Building a climate resilient and just future for all - knowledge and voices from the frontline

‘Building a Climate Resilient and Just Future for all: knowledge and voices from the frontline’ was an event on 16 November 2020 and part of the ‘Race to Zero’ series. It highlighted the roles that community-based organisations are playing in helping people to cope with many different, intersecting risks - and become more resilient. [more]…

FEATURE: Bangladesh - Radical change needed to ensure justice for hijra communities

In Dhaka, Bangladesh, a transgender activist is fighting relentlessly to uphold the rights and dignities of gender-diverse populations living in the country – during the time of the COVID-19 crisis and at all times. Maheen Khan reports. This is the twenty-third in the series of stories from Voices from the Frontline initiative by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

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