Thematic Session at the Development and Climate Days 2021

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Drawing upon the experiences of four local NGOs working to improve the climate resilience of vulnerable communities, this conversation focused on new climate adaptation approaches built upon Public Community Partnerships and with the potential to catalyse transformational change in cities.

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Country-based resources:


Bangladesh: Climate Resilience Plans Development with Digital Maps in Bangladesh


Profile   | Climate resilience plans development with digital maps in Bay of Bengal's cities

Reports | Final Report (June 2021)

               Project Update (December 2020)

Video    | Badabon Sangho at the CBA15 Marketplace


Kenya: Sparking Dialogue to Create Climate Resilient Livelihoods


Profile   | Future Yetu

Reports | Final Report (June 2021)

               Project Update (December 2020)

Blog | Building Climate Resilience in the Slums Through Storytelling

Podcast |



Video | 

Launch of Korogocho Climate Change and Adaptation Manifesto

Myanmar: Community Approaches to Tackle Extreme Heat


Profile | Community-led heat mitigation

Somalia: Supporting Vulnerable Communities to Adapt to Climate Shocks


Profile | Building and Strengthening Community Capacities in Inclusive Community Based Disaster Risk Management to increase resilience to Climate Change induced shocks in Marka district, Lower Shabelle region,Somalia

Report | Final report (June 2021)

              Project Update (As of December 2020)

Uganda: Improving Waste Management for Flood Control


Profile | Waste management for flood control in Bwaise

Report | Final report (June 2021)

              Project Update (As of December 2020)

Story | Tackling Climate Change in Kampala's Informal Settlements

Video | Short animation produced by TAU to sensitize communities about the consequences of poor waste management:


Additional resources

Community of Practice (CoP)


Peer Learning | Session 1: Getting to know each other

Peer Learning | Session 2 and 3: Sharing knowledge on local climate change adaptation

Detailed requirements for the Call for Proposals 2020:

Guidelines | Call for Proposals 2020

 Harnessing knowledge and diversity from within local communities and matching with the legal mandates of local governments enables the creation of interventions more aligned with experienced realities and the identification of new approaches.

Cities Alliance Secretariat