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...]
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.
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 is partnering with Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) to host the first Wikipedia edit-a-thon on climate change in Africa. The event will be held from 30 July - 1 August in Cape Town, South Africa. Apply by 24 May to take part. [more...]
Last week, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) launched an online climate risk profiling and adaptation tool, the Green Book, for local government decision-makers across South Africa. [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]…
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]…
Resources from our partners
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.
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.