About SSN

We assist governments, the private sector and research institutions in understanding the economic, social and environmental choices that climate change presents. We collaborate extensively with partners who share our vision of sustainable development.

We capture and share lessons as they emerge, to contribute to global knowledge on achieving climate-compatible development in practice. SSN is a non-profit organisation operating from Cape Town, South Africa.

Latest News

April 16, 2018

SSN takes over CDKN leadership

Last week, Sam Bickersteth stepped down after more than seven years as Chief Executive of CDKN, as PwC handed leadership of the Alliance to SouthSouthNorth. He reflects on the Alliance’s achievements and legacy.

April 4, 2018

Register for the webinar: Low-carbon energy solution for low-income housing in Cape Town: Presentation of the findings of a pre-feasibility study

Register now for the webinar; Low-carbon energy solution for low-income housing in Cape Town: Presentation of the findings of a pre-feasibility study. Tuesday 17th April 2018 at 14h30 (SAST); 12h30 (GMT).  

March 9, 2018

WATCH: A documentary detailing the work of the Duiwenhoks Conservancy

In partnership with SouthSouthNorth, the Duiwenhoks Conservancy raised funding from the Global Environment Facility to support a number of conservation projects in a small village called Vermaaklikheid.  The projects included; clearing of invasive alien plants and harvesting of firewood, a community vegetable garden and harvesting of thatching reed.

March 8, 2018

Watch the webinar: How can climate models be improved over Africa? Investigating global models with local knowledge

Watch FCFA’s latest webinar: How can climate models be improved over Africa? Investigating global models with local knowledge.