Leo Roberts from the Overseas Development Institute unpacks how Cape Town’s people and politicians are responding to the city’s worst-ever drought and the threat of ‘Day Zero’: when most taps will run dry. [more...]
Urban & subnational areas
The active involvement of provinces, districts and cities is vital for delivering climate compatible development. The most effective mitigation and adaptation strategies involve subnational actors at the planning stage, while national governments depend on subnational actors to implement climate policies.
CDKN helps to facilitate this approach in developing countries, through supporting regional decision makers, as well as national decision makers, to build capacity and to formulate and adopt effective subnational climate compatible approaches.