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FEATURE: Neighbourhood in Cartagena, Colombia will lead the way on climate adaptation

Boston, a poor neighbourhood in Cartagena on the Colombian Caribbean coast, has set itself the goal of becoming the first fully-adapted neighbourhood to climate change in the region. [more]…

FEATURE: Opportunities for NDC implementation in Colombia’s new National Development Plan

Colombia has not only set emissions reductions targets for 2030. It has also set an intermediate carbon budget for the National Development Plan period to 2022, which aims to ensure the country is on a pathway to achieve its 2030 goals, says Estefania Ardila Robles. [more]…

FEATURE: Colombia’s climate challenge: to jump-start city action

Colombia has a robust national commitment to tackling climate mitigation and adaptation – writes Carolina Mesa of ICLEI Colombia. But the country’s challenge and opportunity is to encourage cities and subnational areas to develop activities to meet national goals. A few promising initiatives are leading the way. [more]…

FEATURE: The potential of local climate innovation in Latin America

An action research programme in Latin America has proven the potential of community-led innovation to build resilience to climate change - and shows how much could be achieved at scale, with the right external support. CDKN's Latin America team reports. [more]…

FEATURE: Balancing climate and development targets through a Water-Energy-Food Nexus approach: Lessons from Amazonia and Indonesia

Using a 'Water-Energy-Food Nexus' approach can help policy-makers navigate the trade-offs involved in working towards economic growth and sustainable development. Helen Bellfield of the Global Canopy Programme describes how CDKN research applied this approach in Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Indonesia. [more]…

FEATURE: Trees, cattle and power dynamics in Colombia

CDKN's Miren Gutierrez explores dilemmas and real opportunities for climate compatible development in Colombia: "new challenges will grip people's attention. Facing tough development questions while being true to international environmental and climate commitments will be one of them." [more]…

FEATURE: How can the private sector deliver climate compatible development - Outlook for Colombia

Simon Maxwell, Executive Chairman of CDKN, was the keynote speaker at the Annual Forum on Competitiveness that took place in Bogotá, Colombia on 9th November 2016. He spoke on how the private sector could contribute to delivering climate compatible development in Colombia while enhancing its future competitiveness. [more]…

FEATURE: The Water-Energy-Food nexus - Insights from Amazonia

Helen Bellfield and David Sabogal of the Global Canopy Programme look at how human needs for water, food and energy create a nexus of demands on natural resources in Amazonia and they draw lessons from the CDKN-backed Amazonia Security Agenda project. [more]…

OPINION: After Paris - Developing countries look first to their own resources to deliver agreement 

How are developing countries responding to the high ambitions in the Paris climate agreement? CDKN’s Sam Bickersteth and Mairi Dupar report on the diverse perspectives among countries where CDKN is supporting national climate plans and their delivery: includes insights from India, Ethiopia and more. [more]…

FEATURE: Transparency in agricultural supply chains – Key to protecting Amazon’s resources

The production of agricultural commodities such as soy, beef and palm oil threatens the Amazon region’s natural resources. If companies, civil society organisations and governments band together to publish full and transparent information on agricultural supply chains, it could be an important step toward protecting the Amazon’s resources. [more]…

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