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FEATURE: Climate vulnerability assessment – CDKN’s experience in Uttarakhand

Climate vulnerability assessments should be the cornerstone of adaptation action and can play a key role in India's State Action Plans on Climate Change, says CDKN Programme Manager Aditi Paul. Here, she reports how CDKN is supporting the Uttarakhand State Government to do a vulnerability assessment - that can generate action to save lives and livelihoods. [more...]

PROJECT: Building resilience in Rwanda through business collaboration

Project Reference: RSGL-1301

Out of the estimated 123,000 businesses in Rwanda around 98% are small and medium enterprises (SMEs), and around 84% of them are informal. Climate-related hazards impact many of these businesses in rural and urban areas, for example when landslides hot, transport routes are blocked off or when flooding occurs, production processes are disrupted. Support structures for enhancing the resilience of these small and medium sized businesses, are often not within their capacities. [more...]

FEATURE: Adapting to flood and fire in Quito, Ecuador

Quito faces great challenges in adapting to climate change. How is the highest capital city in the world faring? After about five years of implementation, the Quito Strategy for Climate Change is starting to pay some dividends, reports Miren Gutierrez of CDKN. [more...]