Legal expert Bernard Namanya outlines the progress being made in Uganda's national climate law. It is the country's principal mechanism for implementing the 2015 Paris Agreement. [more...]
Agriculture & food security
Agriculture is among the sectors most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and weather extremes. Transformational approaches will be required in the management of natural resources, including new climate-smart agriculture policies, practices and tools, better use of climate science information in assessing risks and vulnerability, and increased financing for food security. Explore CDKN insights below.
Aastha Bhusal and Laxman Khatri from the Nepali NGO LI-BIRD share their first-hand insights of how farmers are gaining knowledge of climate-smart practices and boosting their communities’ resilience in Gandaki province, Nepal. [more...]
Who you are and where you live can affect your access to weather and climate information. The agencies that provide weather and climate services should take people's diverse needs into account - according to the WISER programme, which has launched a video and posters to raise broad awareness of these vital needs. [more...]
As they learn techniques to help them get a harvest even in the face of climate pressures, rural women are winning new respect and clout. Training in climate-smart agriculture is empowering women. Roli Srivastava reports. [more...]
This case study showcases how an innovative rainwater harvesting technology has empowered women and strengthened climate resilience in Gujarat. [more]…
This case study showcases the success of a women-led climate-smart agricultural model in enhancing women’s livelihoods, incomes and food security. [more]…