The ‘Voices from the Frontline of Covid-19’ project aimed to capture the hopes, fears, everyday coping strategies and longer-term aspirations and actions for resilience and wellbeing of communities across Asia and the Pacific, Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean.
GUIDE: Advancing gender equality and climate action: A practical guide to setting targets and monitoring progress
The partners created the guide because they heard a common refrain from project managers: ‘we have to integrate gender into our climate project, but we don’t know exactly how to do it!’ The guide complements CDKN’s training materials, available from: www.cdkn.org/gendertraining
GUIDE: Strengthening gender integration in climate finance projects
This guide presents a framework of recommendations for strengthening gender integration in climate finance projects, with concrete examples and resources to show how it can be done. The guide also shares broader enabling factors and recommendations to inform advocacy and action beyond individual projects, at the climate fund level.
Lessons from mainstreaming climate change in Namibia
This inside story recounts the lessons learned by the University of Namibia (UNAM) and Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN) over seven years of producing knowledge and robust evidence on climate impacts to influence decision-making and implementation of climate action (from 2014-2021).
Online engagement in the global South – Perspectives, challenges and options
This working paper shares some of the experiences and challenges climate practitioners in the global South have faced in transitioning to working online because of the Covid-19 pandemic. It is based on a CDKN survey conducted in 2020, as well as a series of interviews with practitioners in Africa, Asia and South America.
Promoting Non-Motorized Transport in Nairobi, Kenya – A study on users, safety and infrastructure
Nairobi is one of Africa’s fastest growing megacities. Non-Motorized Transport (NMT), also known as active transportation and human-powered transportation, provides an alternative pathway for the city and includes walking and bicycling as well as variants such as small-wheeled transport, skateboards...
Weaving knowledge and action on climate change, 2018-2021
Since 2018, a second phase of CDKN called the ‘Knowledge Accelerator’ has focused on growing our ‘knowledge-in-action’ services, as well as further cultivating climate leadership, learning and collaboration within and across developing countries. Here are some of the highlights from the past three years’ work.
Africa’s climate is already changing and further climate change is inevitable. Adapting to its impacts is essential for African societies to develop sustainably. CDKN has launched a working paper, laying out an agenda for unlocking effective, accelerated adaptation at scale in Africa. View the video: https://youtu.be/D_sCpiyXtZs