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FEATURE: El Alto Fucha, Colombia - Community gardens for food security during pandemic

In El Alto Fucha, an informal settlement in Bogota, Colombia, a community-based organisation is assisting communities to start agro-ecological gardens to ensure food security during the Covid-19 pandemic. This is the 41st story in the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

NEWS: Building capacity, connection and mutual trust for community-based forest monitoring in Colombia

In a new report, WWF and its partners describe how they built greater connection, communication and technical capacity between community-based forest monitoring initiatives and national stakeholders in Colombia.  [more]…

FEATURE: Reflections from a year of online engagements in Latin America

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced many business operations online, which would otherwise have been face to face. This has arguably been good for reducing greenhouse gas emissions - but how [more]…

FEATURE: Cochabamba, Bolivia - Combination of community savings and formal banking reduce women's hardships

In an informal settlement in the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia, people are relying on community savings and accessing formal banking services to deal with the economic impacts of Covid-19. María Eugenia Torrico Ferrufino reports. This is the 39th story of the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

OPINION: Iquitos, Peru - Youth as key players in tackling climate change

Today’s youth will bear the brunt of climate change, but they can also potentially take a leading role in tackling it. That’s why it is important to involve young people in climate change actions in their communities – reports CDKN’s Maria Jose Pacha. In Iquitos, Peru, young people are leading the way.  [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: Colombia - How waste pickers have fought for their rights and cleaned cities during COVID-19

In Colombia, despite the nationwide lockdown, waste pickers have successfully advocated for their rights to continue collecting wastes from the streets to keep cities clean. Federico Parra interviews three waste pickers from different unions and collectives. [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]…

NEWS: Understanding and advancing climate adaptation in Latin America

The first 'Exchange of Experiences and Dialogue on the Preparation and Implementation of National Adaptation Plans of Latin American countries' took place on 30 September, 2020. Twenty two representatives from eight Latin American countries took part, to learn about climate change adaptation experiences from each other. Daniel Morchain of IISD and María José Pacha of CDKN report. [more]…

NEWS: Webinar on how to contribute climate change information to Wikipedia

Are you interested in contributing to Wikipedia, but don’t know how? CDKN and Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) are hosting an introductory webinar on how to contribute climate change information to Wikipedia. [more]…

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