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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]…

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: From Paris to Marrakech - how Rwanda became a model for climate action

With the Paris Agreement entering into force, the world is turning its focus to climate action. The successful amendment of the Montreal Protocol in Kigali and Rwanda’s approach to climate action are examples the world can learn from when addressing the challenge of a warming planet. David Toovey, communications advisor, Rwanda's Green Fund takes a closer look. [more]…

NEWS: Report equips African decision-makers with new climate science

Africa’s climate is one of the least-researched and poorly understood, but a new report provides reliable scientific information about the continent’s changing climate, equipping decision-makers to plan better. Africa’s Climate: Helping decision-makers make sense of climate information is the first major programme-wide report to emerge from Future Climate for Africa. [more]…

FILM: Building the adaptation investment case in Africa

How do you build the investment case for climate change adaptation in an African context? Watch an animation about a workshop held in Cape Town, South Africa, which brought together CDKN colleagues and collaborators to discuss adaptation on the continent. [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]…

FEATURE: Diversifying a country’s economy isn’t a neat solution to climate change– it just changes the risks

Diversifying a country’s economy is a recommended way of dealing with the impacts of climate change. But is it really the answer? Helen Parker and Guy Jobbins have looked at what it means in practice for Rwanda and Senegal, and find that diversification isn’t a magic bullet. [more]…

OPINION: Climate finance options for National Climate Funds

The maturation of the international climate finance landscape is presenting country climate funds with the opportunity to access larger, more transformative capital. Charlotte Ellis and John Ward of Adam Smith International share lessons learned from Rwanda for maximising a national climate fund's potential to mobilise resources. [more]…

NEWS: Extreme weather found to affect 60% of small businesses in Kigali, Rwanda

There is little knowledge on how small businesses are coping with the impacts of climate change and extreme weather. adelphi and the Institute for Policy Analysis and Research have conducted a survey on how small businesses in Kigali, Rwanda are being affected by recurrent flooding in the region. This snapshot by Christian Kind and Dr. Aime Tsinda highlights the work so far. [more]…

FEATURE: After accreditation for international climate funds…what next?

Charlotte Finlay, CDKN’s Head of Country Support reports from day 1 of the CDKN South-South learning exchange on “mobilising resources for climate compatible development,” which takes place in Kigali, Rwanda this week. The key message so far is that after countries get accredited to receive international climate funds, they face even greater challenges in developing ‘bankable projects’ for investment. [more]…

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