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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]…

NEWS: Join our online edit-a-thon to contribute climate change information to Wikipedia

Sign up to be part of Wiki4Climate, an online climate change edit-a-thon from 24 November to 1 December 2020 and learn how to contribute climate change information to Wikipedia. [more]…

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

Join ICCCAD and CDKN, Regions4, CGIAR (CCAFS), ICLEI Africa to hear about remarkable self-help initiatives by grassroots organisations during COVID-19 pandemic & what it means for building resilience to future shocks. [more]…

FEATURE: Nepal - Managing misinformation during COVID-19

In Nepal, a local network called the “Accountability Lab Nepal” is debunking rumours during the pandemic - a way of working that is important for longer term resilience. Suresh Chandis and Bikin Ghimire report as part of the 'Voices from the Frontline' series. [more]…

FEATURE: Dharavi, India - Local women help where government agencies will not, in country's largest slum

In Dharavi, India’s largest slum, two women leaders are drawing on their past experience to feed the most vulnerable and extend essential services to tackle the impacts of COVID-19. Shweta Sundar and Bharat Gangurde report. This is the nineteenth in the series of stories from Voices from the Frontline initiative by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

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