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Green growth is the pursuit of economic development in an environmentally sustainable manner. CDKN is a knowledge partner of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform.
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CDKN wraps its series of guides to the IPCC's Special Report on Climate Change and Land with this new edition: 'What's in it for Latin America?' [more...]
A CDKN project is breaking down barriers, improving information and making it easier for investors to back solar power in Bangladesh. [more...]
Colombia has not only set emissions reductions targets for 2030. It has also set an intermediate carbon budget for the National Development Plan period to 2022, which aims to ensure the country is on a pathway to achieve its 2030 goals, says Estefania Ardila Robles. [more...]
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The Green Climate Fund’s 22nd board meeting kicks off this week in Songdo, Republic of Korea. This new film from SouthSouthNorth follows the journey of former Africa Board member and Co-Chair, Zaheer Fakir. [more...]
A recent CDKN study across the towns of Kombolcha and Mek’ele in Ethiopia, both of which host new industrial parks, investigated whether taking a corridor approach to urban-industrial development can support more sustainable patterns of urban growth. [more]…
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A Fourth Industrial Revolution is underway, characterised by emerging and exponential technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain and the Internet of Things. The paper's authors consider if these technologies could help developing countries toward achieving their Paris Agreement climate commitments. [more]…
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.
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In Kenya, local people are conserving their mangroves in exchange for community development projects, in a scheme that is impacting both Kenyan and international policy. Mangroves are highly efficient at capturing carbon, much of which ends up buried below ground and is stored away from the atmosphere.