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

September 20, 2018

Opportunity: Join the Knowledge Management Hub at SouthSouthNorth

SouthSouthNorth is looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic Knowledge Manager to join the team. Download the Terms of Reference to find out more.

September 11, 2018

Webinar: Mini-Grids for Rural Electrification and Development: Enabling Effective Business Models through Well-Designed Policies

The AfLP and LEDS GP Energy Working Group are hosting a webinar on 19 September 2018 in which senior experts will provide an overview of the diverse mini-grids policy, regulatory and legislative environments in Central, Eastern, and Western Africa.

July 12, 2018

The role of financial instruments in encouraging private sector delivery of climate change outcomes in Southern Africa

The effective use of financial instruments are one way to scale up responses to address climate change. The Southern Africa Climate Finance Partnership highlight examples of their use from within the region.

June 21, 2018

New phase of CDKN launched in Cape Town

Today in Cape Town, the Royal Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development Research Centre (Canada) announce new backing for the Climate and Development Knowledge Network.