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FEATURE: Keta, Ghana - agribusiness offers women and youth greater food security during pandemic

In Keta, a rural community of Ghana, a semi-pro basketball player is promoting agribusiness among women and youth to enhance food security during the  pandemic. Misper Apawu reports. This is the twenty-eighth in the series of stories from Voices from the Frontline initiative by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

FEATURE: Nature for recovery and resilience

Alex McNamara, Water Lead of National Business Initiative (NBI), South Africa says that valuing the natural environment and its contribution to economies and societies is a sure way to improve [more]…

NEWS: Register your interest for upcoming SMEP Invitation to Tender

Register your interest for tender opportunities under the new Sustainable Manufacturing and Environmental Pollution (SMEP) Programme, and contribute to the sustainability of the manufacturing sector in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.  [more]…

FEATURE: Unlocking private finance in Peru's waste sector

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]…

NEWS: Key messages of the Global NDC Conference 2019

The organisers of the Global NDC Conference 2019 summarised the three days of rich discussions among 350 delegates from 80 countries into the following key messages, issued on 17 June 2019. [more]…

FEATURE: Financing NDCs - Business as a key partner

The second day of the Global NDC Conference drew attention to the importance of private sector business and finance as key partners in the delivery of the NDCs. CDKN's Sam Bickersteth reports. [more]…

FEATURE: Implementing NDCs - How the private sector is engaging

Private finance is critical to meeting the ambitions of the NDCs. Intermediary organisations such as research institutions and NGOs are supporting coalitions of private businesses to get involved. Also, coalitions of businesses are pooling their demands for climate-friendly finance, technology and policy change - reports Sam Bickersteth of CDKN. [more]…

NEWS: Cities Footprint Project is voted one of five ‘best urban initiatives worldwide’

The ‘Cities Footprint’ project, designed and co-financed by the Latin American Development Bank (CAF), CDKN, the Agence Française de Développement and Fundacion Futuro Latinoamericano has been named one of the world's most promising initiatives for urban sustainability and for best practice in linking local to global agendas. [more]…

OPINION: A split United Nations climate talks

Jonathan Grant, a climate change expert at PwC, provides his analysis of this month's global climate talks in Morocco. He captures delegates responses to the United States election results and listens in on private sector discussions on climate action. [more]…

FEATURE: Climate finance landscape – Developing countries still in great need, but private sector shifts give hope  

CDKN's Miren Gutierrez takes the measure of latest developments in the global climate finance landscape, including a read-out from Chief Executive Sam Bickersteth and developments in India and Nepal. [more]…

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