Voices from the Frontline – Urban farming on the rise to boost people’s food security in Cape Town

Voices from the Frontline – Urban Farming on the Rise to Boost People’s Food Security in Cape Town We are proud to share a story about urban farmers in Cape Town, South Africa by PlanAdapt’s Sumetee Pahwa Gajjar, published under the Voices from the Frontline initiative. The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered higher levels of indigency among Read More

PlanAdapt Launches New Innovation and Collaboration Platform – The PlanAdapt Marketplace

PlanAdapt Launches New Innovation and Collaboration Platform – The PlanAdapt Marketplace Several months of intensive preparations, endless coordination meetings and extra-long days spent working, have come to fruition: In December 2020, PlanAdapt has launched its new innovation and collaboration platform, the PlanAdapt Marketplace. The platform is a virtual collaborative, bottom-up innovation platform to collectively pursue Read More

World Cities Day Webinar on Urban Ecosystems-based Adaptation (EbA): People, Nature and Climate Justice in Cities of the Global South 

Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) includes a broad set of approaches to adapt to climate change, that focus on the management of ecosystems and their services to reduce the vulnerability of human communities. EbA has gained popularity as an approach to climate adaptation, and a wide body of evidence for EbA across the spectrum of green-grey approaches has been generated. However, few of these examples are in urban contexts, Read More

PlanAdapt Enters into Internship Collaboration with King’s College London

PlanAdapt Enters into Internship Collaboration with King’s College London The Department of Geography at King’s College London runs five masters programmes (e.g. MSc Climate Change: Environment, Science and Policy; MSc Risk Analysis, Disasters and Resilience or MSc Sustainable Cities). Several of which are strongly aligned with PlanAdapt’s remit. In addition to coursework, the Department offers Read More

PlanAdapt Selected to Join Global Goals Lab 2020/21

Courageous and innovative actors and collaborative partnerships are needed to move one step closer to the UN goals for sustainable development. The Global Goals Lab, therefore, gathers people and ideas that promote sustainable development on an economic, social and ecological level and thus make a contribution to achieving the 17 Global Goals. This year’s Global Read More