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On 10th November 2021, the Resilience Hub at COP26 hosted a side event to showcase three major, global initiatives that seek to ensure that action to enhance adaptation and resilience stem from a foundation of research, knowledge and learning: CDKN, the Resilience Knowledge Coalition and the Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA). Corina Angheloiu from the Global Resilience Partnership reports. [more...]

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FEATURE: Amazonia’s security dilemma – Why climate security matters

CIAT’s Decision and Policy Analysis Research Area and the Global Canopy Programme (GCP), supported by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), are currently working on a project called “Amazonia – The Security Agenda (Responding to Imminent Threats)” [more]…

FEATURE: Improving water security to meet the challenges of climate shifts

In the first of a new series of commentaries from CDKN’s senior management, Chief Executive Sam Bickersteth reports on a CDKN-backed water-security and climate-resilience initiative in Africa and asks why low-carbon technologies are being overlooked in development [more]…

FEATURE: New framework launched - 'Framework for Water Security and Climate Resilient Development'

The African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW) launched the CDKN-supported 'Framework for Water Security and Climate Resilient Development' at Africa Water Week in Cairo on 14 May. The Framework will help decision makers and practitioners in Africa integrate climate resilience into water plans and investments. [more]…

FEATURE: Getting to grips with the water-energy-food 'nexus'

The ‘nexus’ has become a popular buzz word to describe the complex linkages among water, energy and food security. CDKN's Mairi Dupar and Naomi Oates explore why nexus thinking has become popular, and how it might relate to climate compatible development. [more]…

FEATURE: Powering Southern Africa - the future of hydro in the Zambezi River Basin

CDKN is supporting a study on the impact of climate change and upstream irrigation development on hydropower in the Zambezi River Basin. Most of the northern SADC countries already rely primarily on hydropower, and this will increase in the future. However, many of these countries are also periodically under water stress during drought, while the water demand continues to grow, largely due to major irrigation investments. [more]…

FEATURE: 'Joto Afrika' special issue - Climate-smart agriculture for food security in Africa

Special issue of ALIN's 'Joto Afrika' newsletter features the many innovative practices Kenyan farmers and communties are adopting to respond to a changing climate. [more]…

FEATURE: Resilience to climate change in the semi-arid region of Brazil

In the semi-arid region of North-eastern Brazil, an enterprise called Adapta Sertão has been developed to help smallholders adapt to climate change impacts. The project works to create sustainable livelihoods for small-scale farmers by helping to guarantee food security and stable incomes despite unpredictable rainfall. [more]…

FEATURE: Mainstreaming adaptation to climate change - what hope for Ethiopia’s water sector?

Naomi Oates, Research Assistant at CDKN, reports how developing countries such as Ethiopia will need to respond quickly if they are to cope with predicted future climate impacts. The question is: how should they respond, and what does adaptation to climate change look like in practice? [more]…

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