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FEATURE: Rafiq Nagar, Mumbai - Residents confront COVID-19 on top of existing health threats

In Rafiq Nagar, a low-income neighbourhood in Mumbai, India, COVID-19 is an addition to the existing public health issues that are already faced by its residents. Shamimbanu Salim Sheikh shares her neighbourhood’s predicament. [more]…

FEATURE: Bangladeshi farmers respond to COVID-19 with innovation

The COVID-19 outbreak has affect the supply chains of farm businesses in Bangladesh, but small enterprise Prakritik Krishi Biponon Kendra has quickly adapted. Zakir Hossain reports. This is the second in a series of stories from 'Voices from the Frontline' by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

VIDEO: Lockdown, slum style - an interview with Sheela Patel of Slum Dwellers International

Sheela Patel of Slum Dwellers International answers key questions surrounding the impact of COVID-19 on informal settlements and gives us a closer look at the reality of the slums in India. This is the first in a series of 'Stories from the frontline' from ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

Woman cleaning solar panel in Dhundi village, Gujarat_credit IWMI-Tata Water Policy Program

NEWS: New case studies from South Asia showcase best practice from the region

This week, CDKN is launching a new case study series on best practice examples of climate compatible development in South Asia. The series explores themes related to finance, climate-smart agriculture, renewable energy and the empowerment of women. [more]…

FEATURE: Strengthening local capacities for climate-smart agriculture - Insights from Nepal

Aastha Bhusal and Laxman Khatri from the Nepali NGO LI-BIRD share their first-hand insights of how farmers are gaining knowledge of climate-smart practices and boosting their communities’ resilience in Gandaki province, Nepal. [more]…

FEATURE: Nepali town embraces diverse water supply strategies to spread risk, buffer shocks

The town of Bidur, Nepal demonstrates how small- and large-scale water schemes can complement each other and spread the risks of disruption to water supply. A diversified approach creates resilience to external shocks, whether it's earthquake or climate change. [more]…

FEATURE: India's grandmothers harvest new social status from climate-smart farming

As they learn techniques to help them get a harvest even in the face of climate pressures, rural women are winning new respect and clout. Training in climate-smart agriculture is empowering women. Roli Srivastava reports. [more]…

FEATURE: Bangladesh's Delta Plan 2100 offers major opportunity for climate compatible development

Millions of livelihoods in Bangladesh’s vast delta region are at risk from climate change impacts this century: the Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 aims to tackle these risks head on and turn them into opportunities for the region’s people. Jubaer Rashid of CDKN Asia describes the multi-institutional effort involved to bring the plan to reality. [more]…

FEATURE: RURBAN solution might be the answer for India's water management

A new platform and set of tools developed by ICLEI-South Asia called ‘RURBAN Platform’ seeks to help city managers work in a more collaborative and ‘climate-smart’ way. [more]…

NEWS: What's in the IPCC's Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere for South Asia? New CDKN guide

The condition of the oceans and the cryosphere (frozen parts of the Earth) affect our lives - as described in the IPCC's recent Special Report. This 'explainer' guide from CDKN pulls out key messages and graphics of relevance to everyone in South Asia's diverse landscapes. [more]…

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