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The Climate and Development Knowledge Network

We aim to help decision-makers in developing countries design and deliver climate compatible development.

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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...]

The Global NDC Conference 2019 took place in Berlin, 12-14 June, with the aim of inspiring and enabling policy-makers and practitioners to accelerate NDC implementation and climate ambition. National governments shared experience of how they are preparing to deliver their NDCs. CDKN's Mairi Dupar reports. [more...]

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CDKN Resources

REPORT: Bottom-up climate legislation in Cameroon

To implement the Paris climate change agreement at the national level, countries will have to review existing governance frameworks and develop new rules and regulations. This may result in “top-down” [more]…

POLICY BRIEF: A climate for solar power - Solutions for Ethiopia’s energy poverty

Solar energy is providing off-grid energy to households and enterprises across Ethiopia. A CDKN policy brief investigates how the Government of Ethiopia can achieve its goals to radically scale up solar power. [more]…

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Resources from our partners

A 1.5°C warmer world: A guide for policy-makers and practitioners

http://www.braced.org/resources/i/A-15-warmer-world-A-guide-for-policy-makers-and-practitioners/

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.

Tracing back to move ahead: a review of development pathways that constrain adaptation futures

http://www.assar.uct.ac.za/sites/default/files/image_tool/images/138/One_page_summaries/Gajjar%2C%20Singh%20%26%20Deshpande%20%282018%29%20TRACING%20BACK%20TO%20MOVE%20AHEAD.pdf

This paper assesses urbanisation in Bangalore, and India's agricultural policies, and identifies triggers of change in local and regional development that have led to adaptation-constrained spaces.

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