Makgale Pokwana attended the Development and Climate Days during COP 23 held in Bonn. Makgale shares his experiences and take home messages.
The Adaptation Fund commemorated its 10th year anniversary at the recent United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP 23 in Bonn, Germany. The Fund took this platform as an opportunity to reflect on its adaptation interventions by showcasing project stories and its major achievements over the past 10 years.
Umgeni Resilience Project facilitates the signing of MoUs between University of KwaZulu-Natal, South African Weather Service and Umgeni Water
The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SAEES) has signed a MoU as part of the delivarables for the uMngeni Resilience Project’s (URP) early warning systems component. The development of the early warning systems contribute greatly to planning for flood and drought events
Climate Smart Agriculture for Smallholders in the Lower Olifants basin: Agricultural Support Initiative for the Resilience in the Olifants’ River Basin Programme
The Agricultural Support Initiative works with climate change adaptation processes with smallholder communities in the lower Olifants River basin. The programme aims to reduce vulnerability and to institutionalize systemic, collaborative planning and action for resilience of ecosystems and associated livelihoods in the six villages that the project is implemented.
By Alexa Brown Corporate Social Investment (CSI) refers to finance provided by the private sector for social and environmental development and conservation in fulfilment of
The Women’s Leadership and Training Programme held a two workshop to address ongoing water pollution in the community and addressed important interlinked topics such as poor waste management – water scarcity – poverty – food security – loss of biodiversity and climate change.
Three PhD students from UCT, attended the Resilience Conference in Stockholm a few months ago. The three woman reflects on their experiences and the conference.
The article provides a brief overview of the climate change impacts and responses in communities in Swaziland through the Green Anglicans.
The High Level Panel at the Development & Climate Days, including chair Mary Robinson (centre) and Network representative Makgale Pokwane (third from left) Nontuthuko Xaba
By Alexa Brown Previous fund-raising articles in this newsletter have focused on creating personalised funding strategies and the multilateral funding landscape. This month’s article presents