Climate and Development Knowledge Network

CDKN

Climate and Development Knowledge Network

Type Other
Website cdkn.org
Wikipedia Wikipedia
Year founded 2010
Headquarters Cape Town South Africa South Africa
Budget USD 5M-19M
Functions Education and training, Research
Funding sources Foundations or grants
Tags africa development climate poverty africa-portal
Summary The Climate and Development Knowledge Network works to enhance the quality of life for the poorest and most vulnerable to climate change. We support decision-makers in designing and delivering climate compatible development. We do this by combining knowledge, research and technical advisory in support of locally owned and managed policy processes. We work in partnership with decision-makers in the public, private and non-governmental sectors nationally, regionally and globally. Since 2018, CDKN has been led by South Africa-based SouthSouthNorth (SSN), working closely with its partners Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano (FFLA) in Quito, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, South Asia in Delhi, as well as the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in London.


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How to Contribute Climate Change Information to Wikipedia

CDKN · 30 October 2020 English

This publication shares guidance and tips on how to edit Wikipedia. It is intended for researchers, practitioners, communicators and any others with access to climate change information who would like …


Rapport Spécial du GIEC sur les Océans et la Cryosphère dans le …

CDKN · 21 July 2020 French

This Special Report was a response to the proposals of governments and organizations with observer status with the IPCC. As part of its preparation, more than 100 scientists from over …


Ethiopia's Response to Climate Change and Gender

CDKN · 1 June 2020 English

The integration of gender issues into Ethiopia’s climate policy framework and governmental organizations depends on the extent to which gender issues are appreciated, understood, and reflected within the core processes …


The IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land: What’s in it …

CDKN · 4 February 2020 English

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its Climate Change and Land: An IPCC Special Report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse …


The IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing …

CDKN · 29 November 2019 English

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate in 2019 (www.ipcc.ch/srocc). The Special Report was a response to …


The Current and Future Climate of Central and Southern Africa: What we …

CDKN · 1 October 2019 English

UMFULA has addressed questions of climate science, climate impacts and decision-making processes for adaptation, including: How does the climate of central and southern Africa work? And how well do climate …


Smart Incentives for Mini-Grids through Retail Tariff and Subsidy Design: A Guide …

CDKN · 1 March 2019 English

Clean energy mini-grids are receiving increasing attention as a cost-effective means to deliver energy access and achieve climate change commitments. However, the economics of mini-grids in developing countries remains challenging, …


Bottom-up Climate Legislation in Cameroon: Suggestions for a General Approach to Develop …

CDKN · 15 June 2018 English

This report summarizes the consultation process, outcomes and possible next steps. It does not offer generally applicable findings for Cameroon but presents a general approach that - with the necessary …


Overcoming the barriers to Climate Change Adaptation

CDKN · 24 May 2018 English

As adaptation moves from theory to practice, there is growing recognition that barriers may make it difficult for individuals, businesses and governments to plan and implement adaptation actions. These involve …


FONERWA Climate Risk Screening Tool

CDKN · 24 May 2018 English

Agriculture is one of the main economic activities for the people of Rwanda, contributing over 30% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and provides employment to about 72% of the …


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