GAN Learning Exchange Story

The Global Adaptation Network (GAN) has released their latest newsletter featuring an article about the recent Durban Adaption Charter learning exchanges that took place between Mozambique and Durban, South Africa. Climate change is a reality the coastal Mozambican cities are now facing. The knowledge exchange visits have led to positive outcomes with solutions already being […]

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Call for applications: Climate Protection Fellowships

For young climate experts from transition and developing countries interested in conducting a project in Germany  The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s fellowship programme allows future leaders to spend a year in Germany working on a research-based project of their own choice in the field of climate protection. Fellows are free to choose their own hosts. […]

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Nacala Action Plan for Climate Change

Community-industry-city partnerships for flood risk-reduction in Nacala, Mozambique Informal settlement residents in Nacala face life-threatening flooding and erosion risks from tropical cyclones and exacerbated by poor development controls. Through the Durban Adaptation Charter, a UNISDR-funded series of exchange visits has helped Nacala develop a plan of action to change risk into opportunity. The Northern Mozambican […]

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Advancing Cities Challenge

Advancing Cities Challenge: Competition closes November 30, 2018. The Advancing Cities Challenge will make investments of up to $3 million in cities to support creative, collaborative and sustainable solutions that address cross-cutting challenges to help more people benefit from a growing economy. Submit your application  9/17 and 9/25 Informational Calls

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DAC FRACTAL-funded City-to-City exchange: Durban and Lusaka

A DAC Regional Knowledge Sharing Exchange visit, funded by the Future Resilience for African Cities and Lands (FRACTAL) programme Small Opportunity Grant, was convened from 7 – 8th February in Durban, South Africa. A key focus of the learning exchange was how to address climate change through a Community Ecosystem based Adaptation (CEbA) approach. This […]

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