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FEATURE: Mbarara, Uganda - informal community uses collective savings to deal with Covid-19

The slum dwellers in Mbarara city, Uganda are using collective savings to deal with the global pandemic and invest in new businesses. Sarah Nandudu reports. This is the 40th story from the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

NEWS: Building capacity, connection and mutual trust for community-based forest monitoring in Colombia

In a new report, WWF and its partners describe how they built greater connection, communication and technical capacity between community-based forest monitoring initiatives and national stakeholders in Colombia.  [more]…

FEATURE: Cochabamba, Bolivia - Combination of community savings and formal banking reduce women's hardships

In an informal settlement in the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia, people are relying on community savings and accessing formal banking services to deal with the economic impacts of Covid-19. María Eugenia Torrico Ferrufino reports. This is the 39th story of the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

NEWS: The Adaptation Research Alliance - a new global partnership for adaptation and resilience research

As part of the UK COP26 Presidency Adaptation & Resilience campaign, the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) is working with partners to co-develop an international Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA) for launch at COP26. [more]…

FEATURE: Climate change adaptation in East African farming - Testimonials from women champions

The Eastern Africa Grain Council has been documenting the climate adaptation successes of leading women farmers and agricultural business owners in Kenya – as a way to galvanise learning among other women. [more]…

FEATURE: Addis Ababa - A community alliance faces up to Covid-19

In the peri-urban areas of Addis Ababa Ethiopia, community members are collectively saving money to deal with multiple hardships posed by the global pandemic. Ephrem Tesema reports. This is the 36th in the series of stories from Voices from the Frontline initiative by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

NEWS: This Women's Day, explore CDKN's colourful training materials on gender and social inclusion

How would you feel if you faced climate hazards - in someone else’s shoes? How would your gender, age, your physical and mental abilities, your health, the way other people treat you affect how you could respond? How could you make the most of your potential? [more]…

FEATURE: Kurigram, Bangladesh - Rural women together tackling multiple crises

In Kurigram district of Bangladesh, a women-headed, community-based organisation is training rural women and extending support to deal with Covid-19 and monsoon floods. Md Fahad Hossain reports. This is the 35th story from the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

FEATURE: Kabulasoke, Uganda - Harnessing opportunities for youth during the Covid-19 pandemic

In Uganda, young people are acquiring skills and tapping into new opportunities to fight against the global pandemic collectively. Godliver Businge reports. This is the 34th story in the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

FEATURE: Yogyakarta, Indonesia - Civil society groups forge solidarity for resilience

In Yogyakarta, Indonesia, a non-profit organisation is building COVID-19 resilient neighbourhoods and assisting women's savings groups to fight actively against the global pandemic. Annisa Hadny reports. [more]…

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