Grappling with desert conditions, insurgency and decades of political instability, Niger has long struggled to feed its rapidly growing population. But experts say efforts to change that are bearing fruit - and may even be a model for the region. Thin Lei Win reports. [more...]
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OPINION: The IPCC’s 1.5°C Report – What are the implications for development choices in Latin America?
Maria Jose Pacha, CDKN's Knowledge Manager for Latin America, says that the IPCC's Special Report on 1.5°C of global warming implies far more integrated public policy-making in Latin America - which takes account of food, energy, water and climate securities at once. [more...]
This analysis looks at the potential role of climate change, as well as the role of the recent La Niña, in the occurrence of the Somalia drought. [more...]
Helen Bellfield and David Sabogal of the Global Canopy Programme look at how human needs for water, food and energy create a nexus of demands on natural resources in Amazonia and they draw lessons from the CDKN-backed Amazonia Security Agenda project. [more...]
Watch the recording of this panel event, where panelists discuss a ‘decision first’ approach to adapting to climate change in Rwanda’s tea and coffee industries. [more...]