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FEATURE: Putting local people at the centre of climate change adaptation

Drawing from a wide range of case studies, Lucia Scodanibbio provides evidence for why climate change adaptation must be locally-led in order to be effective. [more]…

FEATURE: Caloco, Philippines - Fisher folks are braving complex crises

In Caloco, a village in the Municipality of Tinambac, the fishers’ community is opting for an alternative livelihood to deal with the dual crisis of the global pandemic and typhoon Pepito. This is the 29th story of the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

FEATURE: What will it take for pastoral systems to adapt to climate change?

Joseph Muhwanga and Mohammed Said consider the impacts of climate change on African drylands to date and in the future – and explore the potential for communities in these areas to keep prospering. [more]…

FEATURE: The potential of climate change adaptation for agricultural enterprises

There is tremendous economic growth potential for agricultural enterprises in East Africa, but expansion depends on their receiving appropriate support - including training on how to be climate-smart. Joseph Muhwanga [more]…

FEATURE: Keta, Ghana - agribusiness offers women and youth greater food security during pandemic

In Keta, a rural community of Ghana, a semi-pro basketball player is promoting agribusiness among women and youth to enhance food security during the  pandemic. Misper Apawu reports. This is the twenty-eighth in the series of stories from Voices from the Frontline initiative by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

FEATURE: Accelerating climate-resilient water management - Africa’s ambitious agenda for change

What will it take for Africa to adapt sufficiently to climate change by 2050? What should stakeholders do to accelerate effective, inclusive climate change adaptation in Africa? Alex Simalabwi, Executive Secretary of the Global Water Partnership (GWP) Southern Africa and Head of GWP Africa Coordination Unit, outlines the ambitious measures that governments and their international partners are already taking.   [more]…

FEATURE: Cape Town, South Africa - urban farming on the rise to boost people’s food security

In Cape Town, South Africa, civil society organisations are stepping up their efforts to ensure food security by supporting small-scale farming during COVID-19. Sumetee Pahwa Gajjar reports. This is the twenty-seventh in the series of stories from Voices from the Frontline initiative by ICCCAD and CDKN. [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: Kathmandu, Nepal - The plight of construction workers during the global pandemic

In Kathmandu, Nepal, construction workers are particularly hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic fall-out. An individual construction manager is supporting his fellow workers with food and accommodation to make up for insufficient government support. Krishna Bahadur Khadka and Rubina Adhikari report. [more]…

FEATURE: Tracking progress towards long-term finance under the UNFCCC

Kamleshan Pillay, Mairi Dupar and Lisa McNamara of CDKN report from the Long Term Finance workshop convened by the UNFCCC on 27 November 2020, as part of the UN Climate [more]…

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