Mairi Dupar

Global Public Affairs Coordinator

As Global Knowledge Management Coordinator for the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), I aim to make information and analysis on climate compatible development more accessible to decision-makers in the global South.

I manage CDKN's publications and knowledge-sharing programme and write for CDKN's website,

My work involves commissioning articles, films and events for CDKN and increasingly, capturing and synthesising the learning from CDKN's programme of research and technical assistance in 40 countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean.

I'm managing editor for the CDKN Inside Stories on Climate Compatible Development, 25 case studies of developing countries' practical experience with mainstreaming climate disaster risk management, resilience building and low carbon development into economic planning. My projects also include working with IDS on the users' guide to climate planning tools:

Women mapping climate action. Credit: Red Cross

Communicating climate change: A practitioner’s guide

This guide will help you explain to colleagues or the broader public how the climate is changing and what they can do about it. It includes insights from working in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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IPCC Special Report on 1.5°C highlights challenge to achieve climate stability and end poverty

This CDKN blog describes why we must heed the IPCC's 1.5°C Special Report and prevent further climate change that will harm the most vulnerable people.

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Selecting ecosystem service models for decision-making

This guide by the Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) programme helps readers to assess how ecosystem service models could support policy-making in their countries.

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The Climate Knowledge Brokers Manifesto

This manifesto describes the essential role of climate knowledge brokers in helping people make climate sensitive decisions fully informed by the best available climate knowledge.

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Mairi is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Cities and climate change

Views on trends, challenges, findings and case studies of cities adapting throughout the world.
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National Adaptation Planning

Designing robust, flexible adaptation strategies for national adaptation plans.
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Guidelines and tools for assessing the social and biophysical vulnerability to climate change.
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Adaptation Decision Making

Sharing methods, tools and approaches for adaptation decision-making.
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