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August 2015
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

Three West African countries – Benin, Mali and Togo – have participated in the project ‘Energy, Eco-development and Resilience in Africa (EERA)’, which offers lessons to other countries on approaches that can be taken toward a ‘Smart Energy Path’.

December 2014
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

This inside story, Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) to accelerate geothermal power: Lessons from Kenya, looks at the Government of Kenya’s ambitions to significantly expand its power supply from geothermal sources to underpin low-carbon, climate resilient development, as encapsulat

April 2014
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

Hue is a small but rapidly growing city in central Vietnam where tourism plays a key role in the city’s socioeconomic development, but also has negative impacts on its environment and natural resource base.

April 2014
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

The city of Chiang Mai, Thailand has launched the non-motorised transport (NMT) system, which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create employment opportunities for people living in urban poverty.

April 2014
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

The Western Province in Sri Lanka is the most urbanised province in the country. Rapid urban growth has posed a number of problems. Ever-increasing vehicle traffic and commercial industries have contributed to increased environmental and air pollution.

October 2012
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

This ‘Inside story on climate compatible development’ by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) finds that Fiji has an advanced REDD+ policy and planning process, which has also inspired other Pacific countries to engage with REDD+.

September 2012
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

This ‘Inside story on climate compatible development’ by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) presents Ecuador’s Socio Bosque programme as a successful example of a voluntary incentive-based scheme with combined environmental and socioeconomic targets.

September 2012
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) was created under the Kyoto Protocol to enable developing countries to sell carbon credits to developed countries.

April 2012
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

In late 2009, Indonesia made a voluntary commitment to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 26 per cent by 2020, or by 41 per cent with international assistance, compared to business as usual.