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A team of adaptation and resilience experts share their insight on how climate change adaptation efforts should be focused where it counts: in a people-centred approach that prioritises the wellbeing of the most climate-vulnerable. Lucia Scodanibbio and Daniel Morchain and others from the ASSAR project. [more...]

The Mobilising Investment for NDC Implementation programme has been working with countries around the world to unlock finance for the implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC). The project in Peru is capitalising on a key opportunity to mobilise private finance in the waste sector. Yasomie Ranasinghe from PwC UK reports. [more...]

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FEATURE: Communities in semi-arid lands need adaptation support to unlock potential

Florence Crick, Kate Gannon and Estelle Rouhaud describe the vulnerability of communities, and particularly small and informal businesses, in semi-arid lands. They have great potential to adopt more climate-resilient behaviours, if given targeted support to do so. [more]…

FEATURE: Assessing the vulnerability of the energy sector in Tajikistan

Alla Ljungman and Daryl Fields from the World Bank report on the critical risk factors identified by stakeholders facing Tajikistan's energy sector [more]…

FEATURE: The vulnerability of energy in Central Asia

Daryl Fields and Alla Ljungman from the World Bank discuss how a partnership between CDKN and the ESMAP programme is building the resilience of the energy sector in Tajikistan [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]…

FEATURE: Putting a spotlight on gender in climate risk assessments

Dina Khan, CDKN Project Manager, discusses how a climate risk assessment approach piloted in Central Asia is shedding light on the gender dimension of climate change. [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]…

FEATURE: SRREN recommendations - challenges for Asian countries

The IPCC's Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation (SRREN) resonates with the aspirations of many developing countries in Asia. But one thing's for certain: every Asian country will have its own distinct approach to taking up the recommendations. [more]…