Unleashing the Potential of Capacity Development for Climate Action

Unleashing the Potential of Capacity Development for Climate Action – Fixing a Broken Link on the Pathway to Transformational Change For decades, there has been agreement in the climate and development community that capacity development (CD) is a driving force towards social transformation. It is commonly defined as the process by which individuals, organisations and Read More

New Technical Paper on Climate Justice and Ecosystem-Based Adaptation Released

Climate Justice for People and Nature through Urban Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA)  – A focus on the Global South The Urban EbA Working Group of the Friends of EbA (FEBA), coordinated by PlanAdapt and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), recently published a technical paper ‘Climate Justice for People and Nature through Urban Ecosystem-based Read More

Resilient Governance For Urban Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Cities

Resilient Governance Regimes That Support Urban Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Cities: Learning From Local Challenges In Sub-Saharan Africa, urban agriculture is a common practice and a valuable strategy for achieving greater self-sufficiency, improving food security, diversifying livelihoods, and increasing cities’ overall resilience against systemic shocks such as climate change and the current Covid-19 pandemic. In order Read More

PlanAdapt is Proud to Have Joined the Adaptation Without Borders (AWB) Family

PlanAdapt is Proud to Have Joined the Adaptation Without Borders (AWB) Family The AWB initiative is all about understanding and managing climate risks better, with a particular focus on climate risks that ‘travel’ across borders. That can be political or geographical borders, or between sectors, as well as between ecosystems (e.g. river basins). Unfortunately, these Read More

PlanAdapt hosts Humboldt Foundation Research Fellow from Botswana

PlanAdapt hosts Humboldt Foundation Research Fellow from Botswana The team of PlanAdapt is delighted to welcome Chandapiwa Molefe! Chandapiwa is the first Research Fellow, supported by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and its International Climate Protection Fellowship, to be hosted by PlanAdapt. In the coming twelve months, Chandapiwa will conduct a pilot study focused on Read More