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...]
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.
The Eastern Africa Grain Council has been documenting the climate adaptation successes of leading women farmers and agricultural business owners in Kenya – as a way to galvanise learning among other women. [more...]
Land is one of Africa’s most abundant resources, but it has become degraded across large swathes of the continent. Restoring the productivity of land will form a vital part of Africa’s sustainable [more...]
CDKN has launched a working paper, laying out an agenda for unlocking effective, accelerated adaptation at scale in Africa, based on investing in people’s skills and knowledge; in climate-resilient economies, which are well-informed by climate risk; and in nature. The paper intends to frame discussions at the Africa anchoring event of the Climate Adaptation Summit, Monday 25 January 2021. [more...]
This inside story describes how Peru incorporated a cross-cutting gender perspective into the development of its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). It highlights key steps in the process and lessons learned. [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]…
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The book synthesises the ESPA programme's compelling evidence on ecosystems and wellbeing. It addresses the evolving framings and contexts of ecosystem services for poverty alleviation, reviews the impacts of ongoing drivers of change and presents new ways to achieve sustainable wellbeing, equity, diversity, and resilience.
CCMCC’s researchers on gender-based findings and recommendations and why conflict related to climate change is not isolated from social dynamics.