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FILM: Clean, reliable power for Africa: The potential for mini-grids

This short film highlights the potential of mini-grids to address the energy challenges in rural Africa, while tackling the global challenge of climate change. [more]…

FEATURE: Modelling Mozambique's low-emissions future

Almeida Sitoe, Sadie Cox and Tim Woods report on a major low-emissions project that is modelling future development pathways for Mozambique and providing scenarios for the next version of its NDC. [more]…

FEATURE: Mozambique water woes (1) - Climate change, geography and capacity

How much fresh water is available to people, where it is and how it is managed are probably the most important questions in water security. Miren Gutierrez reports on Mozambique's situation. [more]…

FEATURE: Mozambique water woes (2) - How to build capacity in climate resilience planning

Miren Gutierrez looks at the context in which CDKN and the Global Water Partnership put in place a capacity building programme aimed at improving resilience in Mozambique. [more]…

FEATURE: Accessing climate finance - Lessons from CDKN

Kamlesham Pillay and Charlotte Ellis discuss two key factors to financing climate-resilient infrastructure: bankability and the private sector. Here they share a presentation they gave at COP22 in Marrakech. [more]…

OPINION: How infrastructure can contribute to sustainable and climate resilient development

Gavin Quibell asks whether current infrastructure decisions are promoting sustainable development, as intended, or instead are they promoting climate resilient poverty? [more]…

OPINION: How a master's degree could contribute to climate change policy

Academia has a key role to play in promoting a sustainable society, argues Piyushi Kotecha, CEO of the Southern African Regional Universities Association. In this opinion piece, she explains why the universities' consortium is developing a master's degree in climate change, supported by CDKN. [more]…

FEATURE: Seeking capacity development results

How can capacity development best be organised to generate good results? Klas Sandström of Niras looks at a CDKN-supported water project where over 130 professionals increased their capacity in climate resilient planning and a Pan-Africa network in climate adaptation work was established. [more]…

NEWS: New initiative will assist African governments to model, design and deliver low emission development

New Africa LEDS Planning, Modeling, and Implementation Initiative will strengthen the capacity of African countries to plan and implement low emission, climate resilient development. [more]…

OPINION: The impact of 2014 elections on climate change governance in Mozambique

After the presidential elections in 2014, Mozambique underwent significant changes in government to reduce bureaucracy and government spending. Celso Tamele, a biosystems engineer and consultant, considers the consequences for climate change governance. [more]…

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