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NEWS: Child poverty, disasters and climate change - New findings from India and Kenya

A new report by the Overseas Development Institute describes how, over a child’s life, disasters - including climate change-related disasters - can limit their wellbeing and life choices. [more]…

FEATURE: Pioneering climate change curricula in southern Africa

A CDKN-funded master's curriculum development project has taken off in southern Africa and is now being implemented by several universities in the region. [more]…

NEWS: African Climate Risks Conference 2019

Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) is organising an African Climate Risks Conference that will take place from 7 - 9 October 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The call for abstracts is now open. [more]…

FEATURE: Theatre of the Oppressed: challenging top-down approaches to climate change

Theatre of the Oppressed is a powerful tool that allows climate change experts and high-level stakeholders to connect with climate change discussions from a more emotional, humanistic perspective. [more]…

FEATURE: Blended finance for climate and food security - The potential of the farm sector

CDKN's Aditi Paul explores how blended finance approaches in the agriculture sector could provide small producers with the much-needed livelihood security they need, as well as climate resilience and food security. [more]…

FILM: Journey through the Green Climate Fund - Insights from Zaheer Fakir

The Green Climate Fund’s 22nd board meeting kicks off this week in Songdo, Republic of Korea. This new film from SouthSouthNorth follows the journey of former Africa Board member and Co-Chair, Zaheer Fakir. [more]…

VACANCY: Country Engagement Lead, Kenya

CDKN is pleased to announce an opening for the position of CDKN Country Engagement Lead – Kenya. For this part-time role, we are seeking a highly motivated candidate who is passionate about achieving a climate compatible future for Kenya. [more]…

FEATURE: Ghana climate research reaches deep into farming communities

The changing climate in northwest Ghana puts farming livelihoods and food security at risk. Now a project with multiple strands -- from youth engagement, to mobile phone apps, to community outreach centres -- is empowering farmers with the knowledge they need to innovate and adapt. Prince Ansah and Lucia Scodanibbio report. [more]…

FEATURE: How can research programmes foster wider climate resilience?

Lucia Scodanibbio met researchers from the Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED) programme to reflect on whether their experiences in building communities' climate resilience can be scaled up to wider levels. The experience of BRACED and others raises questions about how major research programmes can be most effective. [more]…

FILM: Learning into action – leveraging climate finance in Southern Africa

In a new film released by SouthSouthNorth this week, climate finance practitioners in southern Africa share their experiences of accessing resources from the Green Climate Fund. [more]…

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