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The IPCC’s 1.5°C Report: increasing risk of heatwaves in African cities

Suzanne Carter, CDKN Country Engagement Coordinator, highlights why we need to start seriously considering the risk of extreme heat in African cities, following the release of the IPCC’s 1.5 Report.

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Dialogue for decision-making: the ‘City Learning Lab’ approach

The FRACTAL ‘City Learning Lab’ approach is designed to facilitate problem-solving at the intersection of climate change and urbanization trends across cities in Southern Africa.

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Establishment of Surat Climate Change Trust

Surat Climate Change Trust (SCCT) was established to engage in urbanization and climate change, to assess urban growth scenarios and to advise local government on sustainable habitat development.

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Report: Urbanisation, Poverty, Climate Change Vol 1 & 2

This synthesis report showcases the evidence from cities involved in developing the City Resilience Strategy and practical interventions adopted to create urban resilience.

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Addressing flooding in the city of Surat beyond its boundaries

This paper describes the flood risks faced by Surat, India. It also reviews measures being taken to reduce flood risks – and how climate change is likely to affect such risks.

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CC&E Nexus Brief: Migration

This brief focuses on the climate change, environment and migration nexus and synthesizes the main findings on this subject to date, both in general and with a focus on North Africa.

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Established some 67 years ago, the University of Ibadan (UI) is the first University in Nigeria.

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Round-up of the 10th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA10)

This article summarizes the discussions that took place at the CBA10 international conference, which this year had an urban focus, with the theme of ‘enhancing urban community resilience’

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Adaptation to Climate Change in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

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This project assisted the World Bank in assessing the range of effective adaptation strategies in the MENA region. Research...

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Impact of Urban Expansion on Rural Hinterland and Local Responses in the Mekong Region

Adaptation challenge Rapid and often haphazard expansion of urban infrastructure in the Mekong Region’s towns and cities is leading to health, cultural and environmental impacts. The growth of...
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Impact of Urban Expansion on Rural Hinterland and Local Responses in the Mekong Region

Adaptation challenge The most favourable impact of urban expansion was on education opportunities for the hinterlands and people’s participation in local administration, specifically the...
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Impacts of Climate Change on the Urban Plan of Quy Nhon City

Dr. Michael DiGregorio and Mr. Huynh Cao Van undertook a study of the role of urbanization in increasing the severity of a 2009 flood in Quy Nhon City, Binh Dinh Province, Vietnam. By interviewing...

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