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NEWS: Resilience Cities Asia-Pacific Congress results in ‘Delhi Call for Action’

The Resilience Cities Asia-Pacific 2019 Congress held in New Delhi, India from 15-17 April 2019 has resulted in a ‘Delhi Call for Action’ – which urges climate change adaptation and urban resilience that is socially inclusive and in harmony with nature. [more]…

FEATURE: Blended finance for climate and food security - The potential of the farm sector

CDKN's Aditi Paul explores how blended finance approaches in the agriculture sector could provide small producers with the much-needed livelihood security they need, as well as climate resilience and food security. [more]…

FEATURE: How can research programmes foster wider climate resilience?

Lucia Scodanibbio met researchers from the Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED) programme to reflect on whether their experiences in building communities' climate resilience can be scaled up to wider levels. The experience of BRACED and others raises questions about how major research programmes can be most effective. [more]…

NEWS: Global Resilience Partnership launches innovation challenge

The Global Resilience Partnership and USAID have joined forces with KPMG to launch an innovation challenge - designed to identify and nurture novel examples of resilience in Africa and Asia. [more]…

FEATURE: Sri Lanka’s progress towards multi-level climate governance

Ranga Pallawala, Scott A. Muller and Tim Woods report on a project that is strengthening multi-level governance approaches for low-emissions development in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka’s vulnerability to climate change As an [more]…

NEWS: Climate and Development Knowledge Network launches new initiative in Bangladesh and India

The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) is launching its new phase in Bangladesh on 19th November 2018 at the Institute of Architects Bangladesh Centre and in India on 20th November 2018 at the India Habitat Centre. [more]…

FEATURE: Maharashtra’s story of developing its State Climate Change Policy

Prutha Vaze provides an insider’s perspective on developing the Maharashtra State Climate Change Policy. Ms. Vaze, a Technical Expert for the Action on Climate Today (ACT) programme, has been embedded with the state government for the last three years. [more]…

NEWS: Call for evidence on long-term adaptation to climate change

The Least Developed Countries Group is inviting submissions on effective long-term adaptation to climate change. The submissions will contribute to a major new initiative that seeks to develop a long-term vision for climate resilience up to 2050. [more]…

FEATURE: Why South Asia still has a long way to go in resilience planning

Bedoshruti Sadhukhan of CDKN Asia says many local and subnational governments in South Asia are missing opportunities to invest in climate-resilient development: a step-change is needed in awareness and action. [more]…

FEATURE: Local knowledge and the role of knowledge brokers in India

A new film depicts how a women's organisation in India's northeast provinces is helping local communities share and strengthen their knowledge for dealing with the impacts of climate change. [more]…

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