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3 Strategies for Water-Wise Development in Ethiopia

  • Water Security
  • water risk
  • Climate
  • agriculture
People drive herds of oxen and sheep great distances to water them at this reservoir.
  • Water Security
  • water risk
  • Climate
  • agriculture
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East African Climate Groups Help Fight the COVID-19 Crisis

  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate impacts
People wearing masks standing in line.
  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate impacts
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INSIDER: Mainstreaming Climate Adaptation into Development: Three Lessons from Kenya

  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • food security
Herders in Kenya.
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • food security
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  • restoration
  • landscapes
  • Forests
  • Climate
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Missing Links Between Electricity Access and Development Priorities in Africa

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electric grid
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • low carbon development
Nurses care for newborns at a maternity hospital in Sierra Leone. Photo by Dominic Chavez/World Bank.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electric grid
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • low carbon development
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Pour la durabilité de la production du cacao, les pays et les sociétés doivent s’engager

  • Climate
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate Resilience
Producteur de cacao en Colombie.
  • Climate
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate Resilience
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Guangzhou’s Pearl River Tower
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • Energy
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Bamboo: Malawi’s Unexpected Tool for Climate Change Resilience

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • restoration
Bamboo nursery
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • restoration
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Rising Carbon Emissions from Warming Soil Highlight Benefits of Land Restoration

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • restoration
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • restoration
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After Paris, Making Good on Climate Commitments Requires Good Governance

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • UNFCCC
Eiffel Tower
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • UNFCCC

New Platform Reveals How Much Carbon Is Locked in Tropical Forests – and How Much Was Lost

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • UNFCCC
GFW Climate will help measure emissions from tropical deforestation. Photo credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/cifor/14626255095/in/album-72157645614284212/">M. Edliadi for the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • UNFCCC

INSIDER: What’s Your Benchmark? Using the GFW Climate Platform to Identify Clearer Targets

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Climate
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Jump-starting the SDGs: 4 Lessons from Early Adopters

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • NDC
  • sustainable development goals
Photo Credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/14610739@N07/15625929161/">versello</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • NDC
  • sustainable development goals
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South Africa Pledges to Peak Its Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2025

  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Climate
  • greenhouse gases
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
South Africa is the first country to apply a carbon budget approach to determine whether its INDC represents a fair share of global emission reductions. Photo by Lollie-Pop/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Climate
  • greenhouse gases
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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5 Reasons To Watch NYC’s Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
UN headquarters in New York City (Photo credit United Nations)
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
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Securing Rights for People and the Climate in Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
Way back to Lukolela  View on the way back to Lukolela, Democratic Republic of Congo.   Photo by Ollivier Girard for CIFOR   Center for International Forestry Research
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
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Food Security and Climate Change in Africa: A Question of Political Will

  • Food
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • food security
One-quarter of Africa’s projected food gap can be addressed by supporting a drive to achieve replacement level fertility by 2050. Better food security could be achieved by reducing food loss and waste. Photo Credit: Mark Jordahl/Flickr
  • Food
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • food security
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Lessons from South Africa: Mobilizing Investment in Renewable Energy

  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
When it comes to renewable energy, South Africa has considerable, unrealized potential. Some estimate that wind power generation potential in South Africa could reach 80.54 TWh, which could be realized with an installed capacity of 30.6 GW. Photo credit: Lollie-Pop/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
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What Is the Role for Transformation in Adaptation?

  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate science
Authors of a paper on transformational adaptation have deemed the development of wheat-resistant maize in Africa “transformative." Photo credit: WorldFish, Flickr 2012
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate science

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