The Covid-19 pandemic has forced many business operations online, which would otherwise have been face to face. This has arguably been good for reducing greenhouse gas emissions - but how has the 'swi [more...]
CDKN’s team are communications experts. We understand what makes different audiences ‘tick’. We don’t just package climate change and development stories in a way that makes them relevant, accessible and highly shareable. We have an ongoing public affairs programme of highly interactive events. When in-person communication isn’t possible, we develop knowledge products that are used in online training and discussions and that can be shared digitally.
Prof Chris Gordon and Dr Jon Padgham suggest that radically new approaches to building the capacity of water professionals and university students are needed to achieve water security for Africa. Their blog celebrates Africa Water Week, 8-12 February 2021. [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...]
Effective climate change adaptation depends on strong, sustainable weather and climate information services. A new report and policy brief provide a roadmap for investing in sustainable capacity, based on African projects' experiences. [more...]
CDKN and Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) have launched a new guide for climate change professionals on how to contribute climate change information to Wikipedia. [more]…
GUIDE: The IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate: What’s in it for Africa? (French)
CDKN has launched a new guide which unpacks the Special Report for French speaking decision-makers in Africa: 'The IPCC's Special Report on Climate Change and Land: What's in it for Africa?' [more]…
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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
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.