CDKN's Director Shehnaaz Moosa speaks to the Paris Committee on Capacity-Building (PCCB) about the 'Voices from the Frontline' initiative by CDKN and the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD). [more...]
CDKN is committed to supporting social inclusion and gender equality in its programme. This objective recognises that the way climate change is caused, experienced and remedied is not gender neutral and that social inequalities impede effective and sustainable climate compatible development. Equally, CDKN recognises that there should be equal access between men and women to the human development opportunities that a low carbon, climate resilient pathways can present.
Community savings groups in rural southwest Bangladesh are helping to revive local economies devastated by the double impacts of COVID-19 and cyclone Amphan. Saeqah Kabir reports. This is the thirteenth in the series of stories from Voices from the Frontline initiative by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more...]
Achu Sekhar of ICLEI South Asia describes how the efforts of a handful of dedicated women have led to a hugely successful female enterprise in the city of Hyderabad which is overcoming plastic waste and providing a inspiring example for others to follow. [more...]
In organising the Global NDC Conference 2019, CDKN, IKI and partners pioneered gender-sensitive and socially-inclusive approaches. Here, we share the principles and strategies. [more...]
In Uttar Pradesh, Gorakhpur Environmental Action Group (GEAG) has been working with local people, mostly farmers on small and marginal plots, to address climate change and to empower women. GEAG's recent experiences in peri-urban areas are now summarised in a 'CDKN Inside Story on climate compatible development'. [more]…
ESSENTIAL: Climate-smart agriculture takes off, thanks to ‘women-friendly’ tools and a gender-smart approach
A climate-smart agriculture initiative by Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD) across different agroecological areas of Nepal demonstrates key ‘success factors’ for achieving climate-resilient rural development, including working with women farmers. [more]…