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FEATURE: Climate communications - Empowering women to speak up for themselves

Bibian Ama and Mairi Dupar discuss how empowering women in communities to speak up more effectively on climate change issues is vital to strengthening climate and development decision-making. [more]…

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]…

NEWS: Join regional ‘Communities of Practice’ on low emission development

The Low Emission Development Global Partnership (LEDS GP) creates opportunities for professionals to exchange experience on practical aspects of low emission development. Members of our network say they value these platforms for skills exchange and learning – whether it is in person, or increasingly through ‘virtual’ meetings and conversations. Join a technical 'community of practice' today! [more]…

FEATURE: Sustaining African businesses in a changing climate

Stanley Ijeoma of Schrodinger Limited - Abuja says the time is right for African businesses to manage for climate risk - and report on it. [more]…

FEATURE: The road to a stronger clean energy sector in Africa

Kevin Urama, Executive Director of the African Technology Policy Studies Network reviews the achievements of three CDKN-supported clean energy projects and what still needs to be done. [more]…

OPINION: Capacity development is key to aiding smart decision-making

Beatrice Mosello is cautiously optimistic about current work to assist African policy makers integrate water security and climate resilience into development planning. [more]…

Country pilot studies for Future Climate for Africa programme

CDKN is commissioning a series of pilot case studies across sub-Saharan Africa. [more]…

REPORT: Climate change and exposure to ‘natural’ disasters threaten to derail global anti-poverty efforts

A new report by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), UK Met Office and Risk Management Solutions shows how disasters and climate change could undermine the goal of eradicating extreme poverty by 2030. [more]…

VIDEO: Interviews with Lighting Africa Nigeria stakeholders

Conversations with stakeholder involved in the ICF / World Bank Lighting Africa Nigeria programme. [more]…

FEATURE: New study sheds light on the Nigerian off-grid solar market

A recent workshop in Lagos presented an exciting first glimpse into the findings of the Lighting Africa market intelligence research on the opportunities and challenges for off-grid solar in Nigeria. [more]…

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