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.
Katharine Vincent, Jemimah Maina, Fiona Percy, Emma Visman and Calistus Wachana describe a range of projects and approaches that are bringing weather and climate information to people - so that they can make more informed decisions in their daily lives, in what's called 'co-production' of climate services. [more...]
Lucia Scodanibbio shares her personal insight on how the ASSAR climate change research consortium used different methods for internal communication, knowledge-sharing and learning to improve the whole team's skills and effectiveness. [more...]
Following Africa's first Wikipedia edit-a-thon on climate change, Katharine Vincent of Kulima Integrated Solutions reflects on why she thinks Wikipedia is a powerful tool for research impact. [more...]
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Non-state actors play a key role in climate agendas -- more than ever before. They are mobilising people and spreading knowledge in diverse and tangible ways. One example is Clik Hub, a newly-launched initiative from CDKN. The Hub has brought together representatives of 18 Latin American networks to create a ‘network of networks’ for climate action. Maria Jose Pacha, Latin America Knowledge Management Coordinator, reports. [more...]
CDKN's Communicating climate change: A practitioner’s guide is full of tips for communicating climate change effectively, drawn from CDKN’s experience in South Asia and Southeast Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin [more]…
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Partners in the CDKN–ICLEI Subnational Learning Programme have explored a variety of approaches to identifying and leveraging local knowledge, combined with scientific data for informed decision-making and planning at local government level. [more]…
This guide aims to make the findings of the IPCC's special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C accessible to practitioners and policy-makers working at global and regional scales. It provides an interpretation of the findings with a focus on the adaptation implications.
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To support extension officers, community development workers, researchers and students in Northern Ghana, ASSAR developed a mobile app for sharing adaptation knowledge and information. Watch the video to learn more.