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FEATURE: Korail, Bangladesh: The potential of urban agriculture as a survival tool for informal communities

In Korail, one of the largest informal settlements in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a group of gardeners expanded their gardening practice during and after the coronavirus-related lockdown. Dipak Bhowmick and Nusrat Bijoya report. This is the 42nd story in the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

NEWS: 30 April deadline fast approaching for UN Global Climate Action Awards - apply now!

The UN Global Climate Action Awards shine a light on the most innovative, scalable and replicable examples of what people around the world are doing to tackle climate change. Apply today if you're involved in financing climate-friendly investment, leading climate action or supporting the transition to climate neutrality. Applications close 30 April 2021. [more]…

FEATURE: Peer exchange highlights innovative approaches to mainstreaming climate knowledge  

The University of Namibia, University of Ghana, and the Indian NGO Gorakhpur Environmental Action Group (GEAG) share their experiences of mainstreaming climate knowledge into policy processes and development practice. [more]…

FEATURE: El Alto Fucha, Colombia - Community gardens for food security during pandemic

In El Alto Fucha, an informal settlement in Bogota, Colombia, a community-based organisation is assisting communities to start agro-ecological gardens to ensure food security during the Covid-19 pandemic. This is the 41st story in the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

FEATURE: CDKN film series - African experts urge 'accelerated action' on adaptation

CDKN is delighted to present six new video interviews with African adaptation experts, as part of a short film series ‘Adaptation Voices’. [more]…

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: Reflections from a year of online engagements in Latin America

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced many business operations online, which would otherwise have been face to face. This has arguably been good for reducing greenhouse gas emissions - but how [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]…

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