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FEATURE: Satkhira, Bangladesh: Multiple initiatives by a female-led organisation to tackle COVID, extreme events

In Satkhira, Bangladesh, local grassroots organisations are raising awareness and extending essential services to communities to tackle the compounding effects of COVID-19 and cyclone Amphan. Sohanur Rahman reports [more]…

NEWS: Climate:Red Summit rallies humanitarian leaders to accelerate climate action

The Climate:Red Summit galvanised thousands of humanitarian and development professionals from the Red Cross Red Crescent movement to think about how they could accelerate climate action. Mairi Dupar of CDKN reports from a special session about linking global policy to local action. [more]…

FEATURE: Lessons from the pandemic - Nepal is learning to transform its agricultural sector

In Nepal, coronavirus-related lockdowns have damaged households' food security and ability to access adequate nutrition. Thankfully, rapid adoption of new farming and gardening methods, and systems for agricultural inputs and marketing are helping people to adapt successfully. [more]…

FEATURE: Isiolo County, Kenya: Local radio stations create awareness of COVID-19, gender-based violence

In Isiolo County, in the former Eastern Province of Kenya, women are disseminating awareness-related information on COVID-19 and gender-based violence through the use of local radio stations - spreading information for resilience. David Nangaa Silakan reports. [more]…

FEATURE: A live debate - Could Indian cities boost resilience by embracing native trees?

Pratibha Caleb and Rithika Fernandes of ICLEI South Asia describe the range of tree species in India’s cities, and the live debate over whether native or introduced species contribute to greater urban resilience in the face of climate change impacts. [more]…

VIDEO: Voices from the Frontline highlights lessons for climate resilience

CDKN's Director Shehnaaz Moosa speaks to the Paris Committee on Capacity-Building (PCCB) about the 'Voices from the Frontline' initiative by CDKN and the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD). [more]…

FEATURE: Community savings groups play crucial role in Bangladesh during COVID-19 crisis

Community savings groups in rural southwest Bangladesh are helping to revive local economies devastated by the double impacts of COVID-19 and cyclone Amphan. Saeqah Kabir reports. This is the thirteenth in the series of stories from Voices from the Frontline initiative by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

NEWS: Climate resilience webinar series in August

ICLEI South Asia is hosting a webinar series exploring the various aspects of climate resilience, including city planning, gender and the green economy. [more]…

FEATURE: Kenya - Indigenous women overcome discrimination to lead community COVID-19 responses

In Kenya, indigenous women are tapping into local resources, and undertaking individual and collective initiatives to tackle the COVID-19 crisis. Rose Wamalwa reports. [more]…

FEATURE: Planetary Health – a framework for our times

On today, Earth Overshoot Day, Sam Bickersteth introduces a new book about planetary health and explains why it provides a fitting framework for more effective government and corporate policy in our times. [more]…

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