In Iseke village, Ikungi district, Tanzania, a group of young female entrepreneurs is making liquid soap as a means of income and safeguarding their community during the Covid-19 pandemic. Jerry Danny, Charles Mnyororo, Emmanuel Hamis and Emmanuel Msumba report. [more...]
Adaptation & resilience
Adapting to climate change is a long-term and cyclical process, and countries need to be flexible in order to respond to new evidence on vulnerability and their experiences of the impacts of a changing climate. For more guidance on how developing countries can plan effective adaptation actions, see the Adaptation section of our Quick Start Guide to NDC Planning or browse the resources below.
In Kampala, Uganda, Sandra Coote follows a single mother’s journey in search of income and wellbeing for her family during the country’s second wave of Covid-19 - to see what it tells us about personal savings and governmental support for households. [more...]
In Maddu, in Gomba district, Uganda, two women are extending education services during the Covid-19 pandemic to ensure a bright future for the children. Allen Lunkuse reports in this continuation of the 'Voices from the Frontline' series of stories from CDKN and ICCCAD. [more...]
Peruvian researchers have organised to communicate their findings to diverse audiences - about the impacts of climate change on Peru, and the potential of adaptation and mitigation solutions. CDKN's Sandra Isola reports. [more...]
Climate change is adversely affecting the livelihoods of women in the Volta delta, Ghana. This film explores the issues they face and the adaptation solutions that are helping to build their resilience. [more]…
This issue of Ethiopia's NDC Highlights newsletter focuses on the NDC update as well as the country's Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system. [more]…
Resources from our partners
The report ‘Investing for sustainable climate services: Insights from the African experience’ looks at the support provided to strengthen weather and climate information services in several African countries from 2016
When a crisis hits, community organisations can draw upon six social dimensions of resilience. This brief highlights learnings from how communities in the Global South responded to the COVID-19 pandemic.