In El Alto Fucha, an informal settlement in Bogota, Colombia, a community-based organisation is assisting communities to start agro-ecological gardens to ensure food security during the Covid-19 pandemic. This is the 41st story in the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [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.
The slum dwellers in Mbarara city, Uganda are using collective savings to deal with the global pandemic and invest in new businesses. Sarah Nandudu reports. This is the 40th story from the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more...]
NEWS: Building capacity, connection and mutual trust for community-based forest monitoring in Colombia
In a new report, WWF and its partners describe how they built greater connection, communication and technical capacity between community-based forest monitoring initiatives and national stakeholders in Colombia. [more...]
FEATURE: Cochabamba, Bolivia – Combination of community savings and formal banking reduce women’s hardships
In an informal settlement in the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia, people are relying on community savings and accessing formal banking services to deal with the economic impacts of Covid-19. María Eugenia Torrico Ferrufino reports. This is the 39th story of the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more...]
This policy brief outlines why supporting local climate action in Bangladesh is critical to achieve national and international climate change and development commitments. It discusses existing national policies and tools that support local resilience, and recommends how national government can accelerate local climate action. [more]…
This policy brief discusses the major knowledge gaps in gender-responsive budgeting, and gives recommendations for strengthening the implementation of gender-responsive strategies to build a sustainable, climate-resilient society. [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.