In Nepal, a local network called the “Accountability Lab Nepal” is debunking rumours during the pandemic - a way of working that is important for longer term resilience. Suresh Chandis and Bikin Ghimire report as part of the 'Voices from the Frontline' series. [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.
A CDKN-supported project in Namibia has produced a graphic harvest to highlight the implications of the latest research findings on what global warming of 1.5°C means for Namibia, a climate change hotspot and an already very dry, hot and water-stressed country. [more...]
FEATURE: Dharavi, India – Local women help where government agencies will not, in country’s largest slum
In Dharavi, India’s largest slum, two women leaders are drawing on their past experience to feed the most vulnerable and extend essential services to tackle the impacts of COVID-19. Shweta Sundar and Bharat Gangurde report. This is the nineteenth in the series of stories from Voices from the Frontline initiative by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more...]
The first 'Exchange of Experiences and Dialogue on the Preparation and Implementation of National Adaptation Plans of Latin American countries' took place on 30 September, 2020. Twenty two representatives from eight Latin American countries took part, to learn about climate change adaptation experiences from each other. Daniel Morchain of IISD and María José Pacha of CDKN report. [more...]
As part of the CDKN-funded project, Strengthening regional climate change governance through integrating gender-responsive climate action, the University of Namibia team have produced a graphic harvest on what global warming of 1.5°C means for Namibia. [more]…
The NDC-highlights newsletter features articles on Ethiopia’s implementation of its Climate Resilient Green Economy strategy and Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), and the potential of off-grid electricity in Ethiopia [more]…
Resources from our partners
This brief is based on the analysis of water policies, as well as the narratives of men and women involved in drinking water management practices.