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FEATURE: Why South Asia still has a long way to go in resilience planning

Bedoshruti Sadhukhan of CDKN Asia says many local and subnational governments in South Asia are missing opportunities to invest in climate-resilient development: a step-change is needed in awareness and action. [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: Sri Lanka's urban agriculture and forestry in pictures

A new report from the RUAF Foundation and CDKN looks at the way in which urban agriculture and forestry has been integrated into climate change action plans in the Western Province, Sri Lanka. The below images take us through the journey of Western Province's adaptation plans. [more]…

NEWS: CDKN launches new resource pack to communicate key findings of the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report

Introducing CDKN’s new resource pack ‘The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for developing countries?’ which launches online today with an initial focus on Africa and South Asia. [more]…

NEWS: CDKN Journalist fellows win award for climate change reporting

Subhra Priyadarshini and Amantha Perera are recognised for their cutting-edge investigative reporting on climate compatible development during the CDKN/ Panos South Asia fellowship programme [more]…

NEWS: CDKN Asia Country Snapshots published

CDKN has released a set of country and regional snapshots featuring highlights of projects and achievements from Asia over the last quarter. [more]…

NEWS: Mapping the DRM 'systems' in Asia

At the end of day 2 of the CDKN Asia DRM learning and innovation hub, partners have mapped the 'system' for DRM in which they work [more]…

NEWS: Finding the right questions to ask about DRM in Asia

At the end of Day 1 of the CDKN Asia DRM learning and innovation hub, partners have decided on what they need to learn about, from whom and how [more]…

NEWS: South Asia climate change journalist fellowship awarded

This year’s 24 South Asia Climate Change Award (SACCA) fellows have been selected by a panel of experts from all forms of media from six countries in South Asia. [more]…

FEATURE: Why we need farming and forests in our cities

In the wake of the catastrophic damage inflicted on cities by Hurricane Sandy and other recent extreme weather events, Ir. Henk de Zeeuw, Senior Advisor, International Network of Resource centres on Urban Agriculture and Food security (RUAF Foundation) calls for increased urban forestry and agriculture to increase cities’ resilience to climate change. [more]…

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