Partner: DARAJA, Resurgence Implementers: Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI) in Nairobi, the Centre for Community Initiatives (CCI) in Dar es Salaam, Resurgence, the Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD), the Tanzania Meteorological Authority (TMA) and array of key local community partners and leaders. Country & Region:Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Sudan and Uganda – Africa Impact System: Human Settlements /Early Warning Systems […]
Dr. Susan Chomba on Africa’s role in the climate crisis: Opportunities, challenges, and the path forward
Ahead of Africa Climate Week, Dr. Susan Chomba, Director of Vital Landscapes for Africa at WRI, discusses Africa’s unique position in the climate dialogue, the potential for transformative food systems, and the urgent need for regenerative practices.
In the face of frequent floods, Nepal’s farming community finds hope in a pioneering initiative: index-based flood insurance, a collaboration with our Race to Resilience partner, offering financial relief and a step towards a resilient future for the nation’s agrarian backbone.
Progressing global adaptation and resilience action: Contribute to the Sharm El-Shiekh Adaptation Agenda annual implementation report
The Climate Champions invite you to participate in the Sharm Adaptation Agenda Public Survey. Your insights will be instrumental in assessing the progress we’ve made across key areas.
With temperatures rising in Asia at twice the rate of the global average and as cities prepare for another intense heat season, North Dhaka has appointed its first ever Chief Heat Officer.
With four months until COP28, partner organizations of the Mangrove Breakthrough recently met to accelerate efforts to unlock $4 billion USD in funding and secure the future of 15 million hectares of mangrove forests by 2030.
Race to Resilience partner, Efficiency for Access, explains how Jungle Harvest Limited, a family-run business in Thika, Kenya, has leveraged solar energy for sustainable farming and economic growth, nearly doubling their income while empowering their local community.
In the Central African Republic, farmers are wielding agroforestry as a powerful tool to combat climate change. Discover how they are revolutionizing cocoa farming, fostering resilience and cultivating a sustainable, circular economy.
Using innovative insurance solutions, Willis Towers Watson and the Mesoamerican Reef Fund are helping to safeguard the Mesoamerican Reef and local communities from climate threats, setting a precedent in resilience-building.
June witnessed incredible progress in the Race to Resilience (RTR). From impactful conversations at London Climate Action Week to innovative initiatives for resilient infrastructure, the continued efforts of global actors are once again proving the race to a sustainable and resilient future is well and truly on.
Portsmouth’s dual-fronted battle against time and tide reveals a city galvanized, innovating and adapting to safeguard its future. Here we explore Portsmouth’s bold moves, providing a blueprint for coastal cities worldwide grappling with similar threats.
H.E Razan Al Mubarak: Nature is not ornamental, but fundamental. LCAW opens with focus on nature and policy engagement
At the opening of London Climate Action Week, and marking the third anniversary of Race to Zero and the launch of the 5th P Handbook, prominent climate leaders came together to share their visions and strategies for accelerating our race to a net zero, nature positive and resilient world.
This nature-based solution involves creating up to 20 acres of engineered oyster reefs and up to 30 acres of salt marshes to help protect the vulnerable coastline of Florida’s Apalachicola Bay.
Youth involvement, Indigenous perspectives, and enhanced local financial commitments to nature-based solutions were among the key priorities identified at this year’s Bonn Climate Change Conference.
Discover how Race to Resilience partner, Build Change, empowers people in the Philippines with resilient housing, leveraging microfinance solutions to address disaster risks and improve lives.
Resilience experts and members of Race to Resilience’s MAG advisory group, Anand Patwardhan, Emilie Beauchamp, Ana Maria Lobo-Guerrero, and Paulina Aldunce, underline the transformative impact of the Sharm El Sheikh Adaptation Agenda in driving collaboration and fast-tracking action to bridge the adaptation gap and support the world’s most vulnerable communities.
Urban sustainability expert, Karim Elgendy, emphasizes cities’ untapped potential in reshaping climate governance, calling for inclusive governance involving civil society, the private sector, and sub-national governments to empower them.
Explore the impactful outcomes of ‘The Road to COP28’ event held in Dubai on 29 May, inspiring collective action for climate change in the UAE.