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FEATURE: 'One river, all its water' - bringing climate and gender perspectives to water management in Patagonia

It's challenging to communicate scientific information clearly for use in public policy-making. A group of researchers from Argentina took up the task, and sought to introduce climate and gender concerns into management of the Chubut River basin in Patagonia, Argentina. CDKN’s María José Pacha reports. [more]…

FEATURE: Project insights on communicating about climate change in Latin America

It is not easy to communicate the effects of climate change to different audiences. This is further complicated by social, cultural, political and economic challenges. María José Pacha and Gabriela Villamarín of CDKN share lessons learned from five climate change communication projects supported by CDKN in Latin America. [more]…

NEWS: Latest version of CDKN's interactive training game explores climate risk in Latin America

This new edition of CDKN's 'Climate and Society Game' brings the interactive training exercise to Latin America. It uses a colourful cast of characters set in a fictional town of the Andes to explore questions about climate risks and responses. [more]…

FEATURE: Puppet-based mini-series for children stands up to pollution

Children and teenagers from Quintero and Puchuncaví, Chile are the protagonists of a new video mini-series aimed at young audiences called ‘Breathable: Children of a New Wind’. The puppet characters explore how children living in heavily-polluted zones are affected by pollution and how they have mobilised to improve their quality of life. [more]…

FEATURE: Moulvibazar, Bangladesh - The indomitable spirit of Khasia communities in the face of Covid-19

In the tribal villages located in Moulvibazar, Bangladesh, Khasia community leaders have enforced strict restrictions so that no life is sacrificed during the pandemic. Sohanur Rahman reports. This is the 45th story in the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

FEATURE: Communicating climate change and adaptation options is at the root of effective action

Dr Tyrone Hall shares his insight into the critical importance of 'framing' climate change adaptation communications so that they catalyse effective actions. [more]…

NEWS: How has Future Climate for Africa improved the understanding of climate change in Africa?

Since 2015, Future Climate for Africa has brought together over 200 researchers from 14 different countries to work on enhancing scientific knowledge and prediction of African climate change. A new micro-site details its impact. [more]…

FEATURE: Kampala, Uganda - Exploring alternative livelihood options to secure life

In the informal neighborhoods within Kampala, Uganda, a group of men and women are tapping into alternative livelihoods to deal with the impacts of Covid-19. Sarah Nandudu reports. This is the 44th story in the Voices from the Frontline series by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more]…

NEWS: FAO's online courses help countries to prepare for Enhanced Transparency Framework 

The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) is offering a series of online courses that support countries to produce their greenhouse gas inventories under the Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF). [more]…

FEATURE: Uttar Pradesh, India - Community owned solutions strengthen rural resilience

In the villages of Uttar Pradesh, India, a local NGO has set up community grain bank services and has mobilised farming families to grow their own vegetables and ensure food security during the Covid-19 crisis. Neelmani Gupta reports. [more]…

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