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NEWS: Raising awareness on uncontrolled burning in Ecuador

A communications campaign to stamp out irresponsible fires in Ecuador, by the Arcoiris Ecological Foundation, was supported by a seed fund from CDKN and FFLA. [more]…

FEATURE: Project insights on communicating about climate change in Latin America

It is not easy to communicate the effects of climate change to different audiences. This is further complicated by social, cultural, political and economic challenges. María José Pacha and Gabriela Villamarín of CDKN share lessons learned from five climate change communication projects supported by CDKN in Latin America. [more]…

NEWS: Cities Footprint Project is voted one of five ‘best urban initiatives worldwide’

The ‘Cities Footprint’ project, designed and co-financed by the Latin American Development Bank (CAF), CDKN, the Agence Française de Développement and Fundacion Futuro Latinoamericano has been named one of the world's most promising initiatives for urban sustainability and for best practice in linking local to global agendas. [more]…

FILM: The 'Cities Footprint Project' - Urban impact

To tackle the triple challenges of climate change adaptation, mitigation and development, local leaders in the Latin American cities of Quito, La Paz and Lima measured their cities' carbon and water footprints and used the information to identify options for low-carbon, resilient development. A new film from CDKN documents this experience and the practical lessons learned - an inspiration for other city leaders in the Latin America region and beyond. [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]…

WEBINAR: Towards a low emission, resilient urban development: experiences in La Paz, Quito and Lima

In this webinar on 8 July, Miguel Rodriguez and Valeria Revilla from Environmental Services Bolivia will guide us through the Cities Footprint Project, which includes the measurement of the carbon and water footprints of the municipal governments and cities of La Paz (Bolivia), Lima (Peru) and Quito (Ecuador). Register today! [more]…

FEATURE: Transformative climate agendas: experiences from Action Lab Latin America

Jorge Villanueva of CDKN Latin America reports on the three-day Action Lab, held in Ecuador in March 2015, which brought together representatives from different organisations in order to come up with innovative ways to generate integrated climate agendas in the region. [more]…

FEATURE: Adapting to flood and fire in Quito, Ecuador

Quito faces great challenges in adapting to climate change. How is the highest capital city in the world faring? After about five years of implementation, the Quito Strategy for Climate Change is starting to pay some dividends, reports Miren Gutierrez of CDKN. [more]…

NEWS: Opportunities to work with CDKN in Latin America and the Caribbean

Here you will find all the available opportunities to work with CDKN in Latin America and the Caribbean. Please have in mind the deadlines for sending the proposals in each case. [more]…

NEWS: Interactive map highlights environmental status of the Amazon basin

James Fahn reports on a new interactive map of the Amazon rainforest [more]…

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